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Academic
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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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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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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Poster
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
Poster
Garden, Rural, Urban
From: People's Trust for Endangered Species

The benefits of healthy hedgerows

This poster and accompanied text showcase the benefits that healthy hedgerows have on the surrounding crops, livestock, soil and environment

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Poster
Garden, Rural, Urban
From: BBC, Knowable Magazine

The ecosystem services of hedgerows

Hedgerows do more than mark field boundaries and contain livestock. This poster shows some of the ecosystem services provided by hedgerows

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Podcast
Rural
From: Championing our Farmed Environment

Let’s Talk Managing Hedges for Pollinators

A podcast that discusses how to manage hedgerows and what makes a hedgerow good for pollinators

A talk between a farmer and entomologist about managing hedges for pollinators

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