Author Garfit (Will). Book Code 15098 ISBN 1904057616 Book Description Fine in dust-wrapper.
2005 1st edition. Square 4to (196 x 253mm). Ppxii,156. Colour and b/w photographs, colour and b/w illustrations by the author. Foreword by John Humphreys.
Book Cover Hardcover Published Date 2005 Publisher Sportsman's Press. Place London.
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DetailsArtist Will Garfit's shoot at Hauxton Pits is one of the smallest in the country, and yet is a complete success - for sport and for conservation. This is a new and updated edition of the Hauxton Pits story, as artist Will Garfit describes his conversion of an area of abandoned gravel pits near Cambridge into one of the most celebrated small sporting estates and conservation areas in Britain. Chapters include: Foreward by John Humphreys; Early days and formative years; Woodland; The arable and open ground; Lakes and ponds for fish and fowl; Game management; The shooting day; Parting shot; Twelve years on. Appendices are: Birds recorded at Hauxton Pits 1969-2004; Butterflies recorded at Hauxton Pits; Flora recorded at Hauxton Pits; Game records. A great account of a thoroughly successful shoot which could be replicated by other enthusiasts all around the country.
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