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Rural

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 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

Sequestering carbon by planting hedgerows – flyer

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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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Urban

First Steps in Urban Air Quality – For Built Environment Practitioners

Air pollution is the biggest environmental risk to health. Globally, nine out of ten people live in a city that does not comply with WHO…

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
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Rural
From: FWAG East

Hedge Your Best

In our short film marking National Hedgerow Week 2024, hedge-conscious farmers explore the best ways to make their hedgerows work for the farm business, delivering…

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Rural

Britain’s hedges need to grow up! Harnessing the full potential of our hedgerows

Hedgerow trimming for wildlife, carbon and farming

Article by Colin Clutterbuck for the National Hedge Laying Society newsletter outlining exciting and innovative way of trimming to create a hedgerow shape excellent for…

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Rural

Which interventions contribute most to the net effect of England’s agri‑environment schemes on pollination services?

A paper exploring how varying agri-environmental schemes compare with regard to the delivery of pollinator services

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Rural

Does agri-environment scheme participation in England increase pollinator populations and crop pollination services?

A national-scale evaluation of the effectiveness of agri-environmental schemes on pollinator services.

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