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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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Academic
Garden, Rural, Urban

Managing hedges for invertebrates

Hedges are rich habitats for invertebrates, especially if managed well. Rob Wolton has recorded over 1,800 species from a single hedge in Devon, an ordinary…

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
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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Garden, Rural, Urban
From: Surrey Wildlife Trust

Hedgerow Highways

Surrey Wildlife Trust - Hedgerow Heritage Video

Hedgerow Heritage is an ambitious National Lottery Heritage funded project from Surrey Wildlife Trust that aims to inspire and teach young budding ecologists, practical conservationists…

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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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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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Video
Rural
From: National Biodiversity Data Centre

Managing Healthy Hedgerows

Tipperary Dairy Farmer, John Fogarty discusses the management of hedgerows on his farm.

Tipperary Dairy Farmer, John Fogarty discusses the management of hedgerows on his farm. In spring, Bees and other pollinators need to feed on the pollen…

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Rural

Effects of hedgerow management and restoration on biodiversity – BD2114

Final Report

Hedgerows can provide key semi-natural habitat within intensively farmed landscapes, and can deliver habitat and resources for a range of important wildlife, in addition to…

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Garden, Rural, Urban
From: FSC Field Studies Council

Hedgerows guide

A wallchart guide describing the importance of hedgerows and how to manage hedgerows to benefit local landscape and wildlife

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Audience level: General