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Access For All?

Nature, Series 2 Episode 2 of 8

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 28 April 2009

Paul Evans visits Dorset to find out why heathland birds don't welcome hordes of visitors.

Some wildlife organisations advocate the importance of 're-connecting' with the natural world, which means encouraging people onto nature reserves and other places rich in wildlife to experience it first hand. But whether people go as naturalists, horse-riders, dog-walkers or mountain-bikers, they all have an impact on the places they visit.

Paul tramps the heaths to find out why nightjars and woodlarks are averse to hordes of visitors.


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