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Waterways and wetlands

Brooks, Alan.

Waterways and wetlands

a practical handbook

by Brooks, Alan.

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Published by British Trust for Conservation Volunteers in Wallingford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wetland conservation.,
  • waterways.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement Alan Brooks and Elizabeth Agate.
    SeriesA BTCV practical handbook
    ContributionsAgate, Elizabeth., British Trust for Conservation Volunteers.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi,186p. :
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22127739M
    ISBN 100950164380

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