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vegplot



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PostPosted: Mon Aug 23, 10 9:26 am    Post subject:  Reply with quote    

Alast@ir wrote:
But wouldn't it be more 'natural' if it reverted back to its natural habitat?


Why pick on the grouse moors? All of the UK, aside from some isolated areas, is unnatural.

sean
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 23, 10 9:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

vegplot wrote:
Alast@ir wrote:
But wouldn't it be more 'natural' if it reverted back to its natural habitat?


Why pick on the grouse moors? All of the UK, aside from some isolated areas, is unnatural.


Indeed. Certainly in the case of The Commons which surround Torrington stopping managing them and leaving them to be 'natural' would lead to a loss of diversity.

Green Man



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PostPosted: Mon Aug 23, 10 9:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Because the return of a few hundred grouse off a few thousand acres seems the most extreme case to me, but I could be wrong.

Nick



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PostPosted: Mon Aug 23, 10 10:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

We could level and reforest Liverpool. Much greater return.

12Bore



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PostPosted: Mon Aug 23, 10 11:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    


vegplot



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PostPosted: Mon Aug 23, 10 11:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Nick wrote:
We could level and reforest Liverpool. Much greater return.


Wait 'til we've finished building the ditch first.

12Bore



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PostPosted: Mon Aug 23, 10 12:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

vegplot wrote:
Nick wrote:
We could level and reforest Liverpool. Much greater return.


Wait 'til we've finished building the ditch first.

Just to the West of my house will fine.

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