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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

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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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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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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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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Guide
Rural
From: Department for the Environment

Hedgerow Regulations

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First published guide to the 1997 Hedgerow regulations

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural
From: Woodland Trust

Hedges and hedgerows – the Woodland Trust’s position

The Woodland Trust believes hedgerows should be protected and conserved ,here they lay out 6 actions they are committed to in defence of hedgerows

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Guide
Rural
From: Secretary of State

The Hedgerow Regulations 1997

Primary Legislation: Statutory Instruments: 1997 No. 1160

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Guide
Rural
From: Defra

Hedgerow Management

A study of farmers' and Contractors' attitudes

A report on a survey of farmers and contractors that aimed to increase understanding of the causes of poor hedgerow management

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Rural
From: The Countryside Agency

Hedgerows: their socio-economic benefits

A study based in Devon

An analysis of the potential socio-economic impacts of managing hedgerows

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