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Course
Rural
From: Myerscough College, Preston

An Introduction to Hedgelaying

Practical training course to learn traditional methods of hedgelaying

May require purchase
Practical learning
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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Book - Hardcover
Garden, Rural, Urban
From: John Wright

A Natural History of the Hedgerow

and ditches, dykes and dry stone walls

An extensive history of British hedgerows, with additional focus on the interactions between the species living in hedgerows

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Informational learning
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Audience level: General
Video
Rural
From: Rob's Discovery

Hedge Laying – North Somerset style

Hedge Laying - North Somerset style

A short film on the ancient art of hedge laying

Free
Informational learning
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Audience level: General
Video
Rural
From: Richard Hooker

Devon Hedgelaying Course

Devon Hedgelaying Course

A video showing pupils being taught to lay a hedge in the Devon style

Free
Informational learning
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Audience level: General
Guide
Rural
From: Natural England

Countryside Stewardship

BN2: Stone-faced bank restoration

Government guide to the eligibility and requirements for the stone-faced bank restoration item

Free
Informational learning
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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Garden, Rural
From: Countryside

Grow your own hedgerow

Online article on some of the benefits hedgerows provide to local wildlife and tips on growing your own hedgerow

Free
Informational learning
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Audience level: General
Guide
Garden, Rural, Urban
From: Hedgelink

Bumblebees and hedges

How to manage a hedge to maximise the benefits it provides bumblebees

Free
Informational learning
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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Garden, Rural, Urban
From: Bath and North East Somerset Council

Guidance for planting and establishing hedges

Planning Services

This guide offers planning and planting advice to anyone wanting to plant a hedge

Free
Informational learning
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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural
From: Natural England

Definition of Favourable Conservation Status for Hedgerows (RP2943)

Natural England's view on Favourable Conservation Status (FCS) for hedgerows in England

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Informational learning
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Audience level: Professional
Podcast
Rural
From: The Tree Council

Life On The Hedge – Growing a Greener Future

Want a career in nature but don’t know where to start? The Life On The Hedge podcast is for you.

Find out what it’s really like to have a career in nature from young people making a difference through jobs they love

Free
Informational learning
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Audience level: GeneralProfessional