A true pioneer in the last century – and born in Chesterfield

James Pattenden looks at the pioneering work on ‘green’ issues of a Chesterfield man – and calls for his remarkable legacy to be acknowledged in his hometown.

WITH the reprinting of two  fascinating books, ‘Island Years’ and ‘Island Farm’, in 2011, it came to light that Sir Frank Fraser Darling –  pioneer ecologist, pioneer conservationist  and farmer on a remote Scottish island during World War Two – was born in Chesterfield…

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