We all need to reconnect with the natural world

A fond farewell to the countryman’s bible

Delighting and relaxing away from the city

The loss of a rich wildfowl habitat

Deer, eels and Philip Larkin’s lawnmower

Patrick Galbraith wants shooters and mushroom heads to get along

Its future must be rooted in affection

His paintings have greater depth than fashion has supposed

Rewilding projects will never grow enough to feed the nation. A new model of nature-friendly farming is a better solution

A trio of 20th century novels each offer a different desideratum for the discerning lounger