Whatever Happened to the Countryside (1979)

Film details

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1979

  • Type

    Film

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Synopsis

Looks at how the post-war changes in cereal farming methods have altered the landscape and ecology of the countryside. Indicates ways in which new, highly efficient agricultural landscapes can be created and explains that advice and grants are avilable for farmers and landowners. Includes comments from Lord Winstanley, chairman of the Countryside Commission, Michael Allaby, ecologist, Peter Fowler, archaelogist, John Hillaby, author and Gordon Beningfield, wildlife artist. Aims to encourage active interest in tree-planting schemes

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