The following is a non-exhaustive and ever growing list of references used in research informing the Mosses projects and links with the projects at the Macquarie Marshes. For a more detailed list of references specific to Kim V. Goldsmith’s Pulse of the Wetland project visit here.

Books and links

Landscape, Wetlands and Ecology

Fenn’s and Whixall Mosses
Andre Berry, Joan Daniels, Fiona Gale and Bill Allmark

Landskipping, Painters Ploughmen and Places
Anna Pavord, Bloomsbury, 2016

The Songs of Trees; Stories from Nature’s Great Connectors
David George Haskell, Penguin Books, 2018

Isabella Tree, Picador, 2018

Landscape and Memory
Simon Schama, Harper Press, 2004

The Hidden Life of Trees
Peter Wohlleben, Harper Collins, 2017

Robert Macfarlane, Penguin, 2015

Wildwood; A Journey Through Trees
Roger Deakin, Penguin, 2007

The Living Mountain
Nan Shepherd, Canongate Books, 2016

The Unofficial Countryside
Richard Mabey, Little Toller Books, 1973

Oliver Rackham, Harper Collins, 2006

Fundamentals of the Physical Environment, 2nd Edition
David Briggs, Peter Smithson, Kenneth Addison and Ken Atkinson, Routledge, 1997 edition

Shropshire Geology
Peter Toghill

Culture and wetlands – a Ramsar
guidance document’
Papayannis, T. and Pritchard, D.E., Ramsar Convention, Gland, Switzerland, 2008

Marches Mosses BogLIFE: (accessed 7 Dec 2020)

Stephen Barlow’s blog and link to photography: (accessed 7 Dec 2020)

First Nature: (accessed 7 Dec 2020)

Joint Nature Conservation Committee: (accessed 7 Dec 2020)

Whixall Parish Council: (accessed 7 Dec 2020)

Ramsar Convention on Wetlands: (accessed 7 Dec 2020)

Ramsar Cultural Network: (accessed 7 Dec 2020)

Wetland Link International; a global network of wetland education centres (accessed 7 Dec 2020)

Cultural Practice

Staying with the Trouble; Making Kin in the Chthulucene
Donna J. Haraway, Duke University Press, 2016

Lines; A Brief History
Tim Ingold, Routledge, 2016 (first published 2007)

The Mushroom at the End of the World; on the possibility of life in capitalist ruins
Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, Princeton University Press, 2015


Walking and Mapping

Walking and Mapping; Artists as Cartographers
Karen O’Rourke, MIT Press, 2016

The Old Ways
Robert Macfarlane, Penguin, 2012

UK National Ecosystem Assessment Follow On; Work Package Report 5, Cultural Ecosystem Services and Indicators
Church et al, UNEP-WCMC, LWEC, UK., 2014

Whixall Walks
Compiled by: Sharon Eversfield, Arnie Jones, Di McNeish, Sara Scott, Rob Sharam, Jen Spenser, Lynne Westworth, Shropshire Council, 2015


A Peat Cutter’s Life
Bill Allmark, Jeff Beard, 2012

The Industrial Archaeology of Shropshire
Barrie Trinder, Logaston Press, 2016 edition

The Folklore of Shropshire
Roy Palmer, Logaston Press, 2007 edition

Art, artist responses and literature

The Echoing Green
Gladys Mary Coles, Flambard Press, 2001

Cecil Balmond, Prestel, 2007

John Piper Myfanwy Piper; Lives in Art
Frances Spalding, Oxford University Press, 2009

John Ruskin; Artist and Observer
Christopher Newall, National Gallery of Canada Ottowa/Paul Holberton, 2014

Tales and Trails; your guide to picturesque storywalks in North Shropshire and South Cheshire
Ali and Dez Quarrell, Mythstories Museum of Myth and Fable, 2004

Deep Mapping; Lough Boora Sculpture Park
Tim Collins and Reiko Goto Collins, Offaly County Council, 2020


Dye Plants and Dyeing
John and Margaret Cannon, A&C Black Publishers, 1997

Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours
P Syme, Natural History Museum, 2017 edition

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