Quarries have much to offer nature

Even before they cease operation, quarries are doing much to create habitats for wildlife. A targeted approach can help create nature reserves for the benefit of both people and biodiversity once extraction ceases, writes Jamie Wyver

by Jamie Wyver
Lade Pits: from failed defence project to sand and gravel pit to wildlife haven (photograph: Cemex)
Lade Pits: from failed defence project to sand and gravel pit to wildlife haven (photograph: Cemex)

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