ECOS 35 (3/4) Upland farming and wilding. Lois Mansfield

Abstract: This article explores the relationship between upland farming in Cumbria and wilding. It outlines the Cumbrian upland farming system and its value to wilding processes, and explains the importance of farming upland areas in terms of wider agendas. Finally the article outlines a few of the concerns the farming population have in the development of conservation strategies involving wilding.

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Mansfield, Lois “ECOS 35 (3/4) Upland farming and wilding. Lois Mansfield” ECOS vol. 35(3/4) 2014, British Association of Nature Conservationists,