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Garden, Rural, Urban

Managing hedges for invertebrates

Hedges are rich habitats for invertebrates, especially if managed well. Rob Wolton has recorded over 1,800 species from a single hedge in Devon, an ordinary…

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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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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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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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Audience level: Professional
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Rural, Urban
From: Hedgelink

How to Manage your Hedges for Dead Wood Insects

How to manage a hedge to maximise the benefits it provides for dead wood insects

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
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Garden, Rural, Urban
From: Hedgelink

Bumblebees and hedges

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

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
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Rural
From: Hedgelink

How to Manage your Hedge Ditches for Invertebrates

How to manage your hedge ditches for invertebrates

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Guide
Rural
From: Hedgelink

Hairstreak Butterflies and Hedges

How to manage your hedges for Hairstreak butterflies

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Rural
From: Defra

Understanding the combined biodiversity benefits of the component features of hedges

This report increases our understanding of how hedges support local biodiversity and highlights the importance of managing all component of a hedge

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Rural
From: Hedgelink

UK Biodiversity Action Plan

Priority Species linked to hedgerows

This project report identifies 130 priority Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) species known to be significantly associated with hedgerows

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Audience level: ChildrenGeneralProfessional