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Guide
Rural
From: Scottish Government Rural Payments and Services

Trees and shrubs native to Scotland

A list of the trees and shrubs native to Scotland

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Rural
From: Orchard Publications

The Living History of our hedgerows

A guide to dating hedgerows

A survey of British Hedgerows and identification guide to hedgerow plants

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Audience level: General
Guide
Rural
From: Somerset hedge Group

Guidelines for hedge management to improve the conservation value of different types of hedge

A report for the UK Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries & Food offering advice on hedgerow management to improve conservation value

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Rural

Hedgerow management and wildlife

A review of research on the effects of hedgerow management and adjacent land on biodiversity

Comprehensive update of MAFF report 1995 which reviewed the relationship between hedgerow management and wildlife

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Guide
Rural
From: Hedgelink

12 Flagship BAP hedgerow species

12 flagship species requiring particular attention because together their conservation and hedgerow management requirements reflect those of the full range of priority BAP species linked…

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
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
Guide
Garden, Rural, Urban
From: CPRE

A little rough guide around the hedges

A hedgerow plant identification guide

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Guide
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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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Rural
From: The Devon Hedge Group

Hedgeucation

Worksheet for children on Devon Hedges

A children's work-sheet about the unique hedgerows that make Devon so special

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Guide
Rural
From: The Devon Hedge Group

Devon’s Distinctive Hedges

This document provides information on six of the most distinctive types of hedge found in Devon

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional