Wednesday, 27 February 2019
Rare and Endangered Species
Many wild species are protected under European law. Whilst foraging for wild plant foods be mindful of the fact that you will be breaking the law if you pick, cut, uproot, collect, destroy, possess, transport or sell any of the protected species. For further information consult the UK Government guidelines:
and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species:
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