Urban nature conservation and youth employment report... produced for the Nature Conservancy Council as a project administered by the Rural Preservation Association, Liverpool by Susan Kidd

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Published by Nature Conservancy Council in [London] .

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StatementSusan Kidd, principal researcher, Rob Scott assistant researcher.
ContributionsScott, Rob., Nature Conservancy Council., RuralPreservation Association.
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