Trees, Rivers and Fields

Edited by Angela King and Sue Clifford

Trees, Rivers and Fields
Hardback, 580 pages £25.00
Published: 31st October 2001
ISBN: 9781903998014

Category: LITERATURE, ART & SPIRIT

Series: Trees, Rivers and Fields

These three anthologies celebrating our natural environment are now available as a boxed set. Each volume brings together over 170 poems on the subject, and is handsomely produced on high-quality 100%?recycled paper. The many poets featured include Blake, Tennyson and Wordsworth, as well as 20th century poets such as Ted Hughes, Philip Larkin, Denise Levertov, Andrew Motion and Sylvia Plath.

Brings together a wonderful collection of poems: all the poetry of landscape, of fields, woods and rivers, in a single box. This is a perfect gift for any poetry and nature-loving friend. - Roger Deakin

Sue Clifford

Sue Clifford has been working in environmental planning and architecture for the past 40 years. She has served on many advisory bodies including for the Arts Council Visual Arts Panel, the Heritage Lottery Local Heritage Initiative, the Design Review Panel for CABE, the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment and the Regional Cultural Consortium for the South West. In 1994 gained the MBE for services to the environment.

Angela King

Angela King started work as a fashion designer and buyer in New York before becoming the Friends of the Earth first Wildlife Campaigner for England. She was then actively campaigning with Friends of the Earth and jointly initiated and ran the Friends of the Earth Otter Project and then went on to be consultant to Earth Resources Research and Nature Conservancy Council until Common Ground was founded in 1982/3.

Sue Clifford and Angela King have been at the forefront of cultural campaigning in the environmental movement and environmental awareness raising in the arts since they founded Common Ground in 1982/3 with Roger Deakin.

In 1990 Common Ground Angela King invented Apple Day and in 1992 the idea of Community Orchards was initiated, there are now hundred of events across the country on October 21st and many orchards are being developed for community use.

Common Ground is a charity offering imaginative ideas for people to progress for themselves in their own places, learning by doing. It has been supported by many funding bodies from DEFRA, the Countryside Agency, Environment Agency and English Nature to the Arts Lottery and Arts Council as well as many foundations and trusts.

Common Ground have won numerous awards and in 2010 were awarded The Independent Newspaper Green Charity of the Year. For more information on Common Ground visit www.commonground.org.uk

Sue Clifford and Angela King have written numerous books together and have edited three anthologies of Poetry for Green Books: Trees be Company, Field Days and The River’s Voice plus Community Orchards Handbook.



Publication Details:

Binding: Hardback, 580 pages
ISBN: 9781903998014

BIC Code: DCQ, RBKF, RGBC, RGBL, RNA
BISAC Code:  NAT011000, NAT014000, NAT045020, POE001000, POL044000, SCI030000, SCI083000
Imprint: Green Books


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