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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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Guide
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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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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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Book - pdf
Rural
From: Bright

The dormouse conservation handbook

Second edition

This handbook provides guidance on surveying, mitigation, management and monitoring of Common or Hazel Dormice

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Guide
Rural
From: RSPCA

Guide to planting trees on your ruminant farm

A guide on the benefits of planting trees on farms and recommendations of suitable tree species to plant on your farm

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Rural

The multifunctional roles of vegetated strips around and within agricultural fields

The effects of field margins in and around farmland on soil nutrients, pollutants, socio-economics, biodiversity and soil retention

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Rural
From: CFE

Hedges for Pollinators and carbon – a virtual workshop

Hedges for Pollinators and carbon - a virtual workshop

Webinar looking at the role hedgerows can play in two of the big environmental challenges of our time; enhancing habitats for pollinators and other beneficial…

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