The Bluebell wood – public good – private property – pay per view

The Bluebell wood – public good – private property – pay per view

A recent article in the Daily Telegraph highlighted the issue of visitor control during the peak Bluebell viewing season at a National Trust site in Hertfordshire. It noted that for the first time the Trust would be charging visitors coming to look at wild flowers. John Powell comments on managing a public good where high levels of ‘use’ will potentially cause damage.