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Improving and expanding hedgerows – Recommendations for a semi-natural habitat in agricultural landscapes

A paper outlining recommendations for improving and expanding hedgerows as a semi-natural habitat in agricultural landscapes looking at ecosystem services, evidence for these, and potential…

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Garden, Rural, Urban

Hedgerow Learning Guide 1 – Introduction to hedges

Introduction to hedges

As an introduction to hedges, this learning guide is all about what a hedge is, what a hedge does and some of the key problems…

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Garden, Rural, Urban

Hedgerow Learning Guide 2 – Hedges and the law

Hedges and the law

Hedges and the law outlines what you need to know about the main pieces of law and legislation surrounding hedgerows and hedgerow trees from Planning…

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Hedgerow Learning Guide 3 – Hedge planting and growing

Hedge planting and growing

This hedgerow learning guide outlines the 'what', 'where', 'when', 'why' and 'how' of hedgerow and hedgerow tree planting projects, as well as providing tips on…

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Rural
From: UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology

Introduction Video – UKCEH Hedge Survey 2023

UKCEH Hedge Survey 2023

An introduction to the upcoming Countryside Survey for hedgerows in 2023. Updated by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology. Covering why it is needed,…

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Rural

Sequestering carbon by planting hedgerows – flyer

Research Summary

This short flyer outlines the University of Leeds' recent work understanding carbon sequestration abilities of hedgerows.

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Rural

Sequestering carbon by planting hedgerows – PowerPoint

Research Report

This short powerpoint outlines the University of Leeds' recent work understanding carbon sequestration abilities of hedgerows.

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Rural

Co-benefits from tree planting in a typical English agricultural landscape: Comparing the relative effectiveness of hedgerows, agroforestry and woodland creation for improving crop pollination services

A paper comparing the relative effectiveness of hedgerows, agroforestry and woodland creation for improving crop pollination services

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Rural

Hedgerow Trees

Advice note

Advice note from FWAG South West on hedgerow trees

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Rural

Healthy Hedges Trimming Guide

Trimming hedges keeps them healthy with thick new growth and no gaps

A straightforward no nonsense single-sided guidance note on hedge trimming for farmers and contractors developed by Simeon Day (FWAGSW) with help from hedge group members.

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