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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 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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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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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

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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From: Defra

Sustainable Farming Initiative: Hedgerows Standard

Pilot 2021

Government guide on the standard for hedgerows, who’s eligible and how much you can get paid

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Rural
From: CPRE

England’s hedgerows: don’t cut them out!

Making the case for better hedgerow protection

Report advising current hedgerow regulations to give local authorities more powers to protect hedgerows

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From: Natural England

Countryside Stewardship

BN8: Hedgerow supplement - casting up

Government guide to the eligibility and requirements for the hedgerow supplement - casting up item

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From: UK Government

Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 is the primary legislation which protects animals, plants and habitats in the UK

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From: Scottish Government Rural Payments and Services

Planting or replanting of hedges

Scottish government guidance on creating a new hedge or restoring an existing hedge

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Audience level: Professional