The Book of Wilding: A Practical Guide to Rewilding, Big and Small

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'Important and empowering'

'Get this great guide and be inspired' - STEPHEN FRY

'A handbook of hope ... Buy it, read it, start changing things right now'

The enormity of climate change and biodiversity loss can leave us feeling overwhelmed. How can an individual ever make a difference?

Isabella Tree and Charlie Burrell know firsthand how spectacularly nature can bounce back if you give it the chance. And what comes is not just wildlife in super-abundance, but solutions to the other environmental crises we face.

The Book of Wilding is a handbook for how we can all help restore nature. It is ambitious, visionary and pragmatic. The book has grown out of Isabella and Charlie's mission to help rewild Britain, Europe and the rest of the world by sharing knowledge from their pioneering project at Knepp in Sussex. It is inspired by the requests they receive from people wanting to learn how to rewild everything from unprofitable farms, landed estates and rivers, to ponds, allotments, churchyards, urban parks, gardens, window boxes and public spaces.. The Book of Wilding has the answers.

'Brilliantly readable and incredibly hard-working'

'A deep, dazzling and indispensable guide to the most important task of all: the restoration of the living planet'

Author: Isabella Tree
Binding Type: Hardcover
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Published: 09/26/2023
Pages: 560
Weight: 3.84lbs
Size: 9.82h x 7.69w x 1.83d
ISBN: 9781526659293

Review Citation(s):
Library Journal Prepub Alert 06/01/2023 pg. 22
Booklist 09/01/2023 pg. 29

About the Author

Isabella Tree is an award-winning journalist and author, and lives with her husband, the conservationist Charlie Burrell, in the middle of a pioneering rewilding project in West Sussex. She is author of five non-fiction books. Her book Wilding, the story of the ambitious journey she and her husband Charlie Burrell undertook to rewild their farm, has sold quarter of a million copies worldwide, been translated into 8 languages and won the Richard Jefferies prize for nature writing, been shortlisted for the Wainwright prize and was one of the Smithsonian's top ten science books for 2018. In 2022, Isabella served on the Mayor of London's Rewilding London Task Force.

Charlie Burrell is chair of Foundation Conservation Carpathia, the biggest rewilding project in Europe, and the White Stork Project. He is a co-founder of Rewilding Britain, and sits on the board of the Arcadia Fund and the oversight committee for the Endangered Landscapes Programme. He also chairs rePlanet Wildlife and Nattergal Ltd, sister companies involved in nature restoration

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