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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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Audience level: Professional
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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Academic
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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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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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Podcast
Rural
From: Nature Friendly Farming Network

Connecting People, Nature, and Food

Changes in farming and nature

Interview with arable farmer Martin Lines on the new farming practices he has implemented on his arable farm and how these changes have affected the…

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural, Urban
From: Tree Council

Hedges – How they can help us respond to Climate and extinction Crises

Hedgerows have a range of benefits to the local environment and if managed correctly can be significant in allowing wildlife to adapt to climate change

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Academic
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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Book - Paperback
Rural
From: Robin Meneer

Wildlife Revival in Cornish Hedges

A detailed account of the history of Cornish hedgerows

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural
From: Defra

Hedgerow Management and Wildlife Review

Further update, edit and publication

Updated report on Defra's 1995 review on Hedgerow Management and Wildlife

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Audience level: Professional