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Plant communities of the Scottish Highlands

D. N. McVean

Plant communities of the Scottish Highlands

a study of Scottish mountain, moorland and forest vegetation

by D. N. McVean

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Published by H.M. Stationery Off. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Highlands (Scotland),
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Plant communities.,
    • Botany -- Scotland.,
    • Plant ecology.,
    • Plant communities -- Scotland.,
    • Highlands (Scotland) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [178]-180.

      Statementby Donald N. McVean and Derek A. Ratcliffe.
      SeriesMonographs of the Nature Conservancy,, no. 1
      ContributionsRatcliffe, Derek A., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK956.G7 M2
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 445 p.
      Number of Pages445
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5875749M
      LC Control Number63004790
      OCLC/WorldCa6724572

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      There are four key elements which we believe contribute to the quality of our volunteers’ experience: Helping the planet: Doing something positive and empowering to help the planet.. Contact with nature: Spending a week working amidst the forests, rivers and mountains of the Scottish Highlands, being inspired by the wilderness.. Sharing with others: Living, eating and working with like. The Scottish Highlands have a very long and proud history, and the culture has been growing and changing throughout the course of time. However, the culture still holds many traditions and customs from thousands of years ago.

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