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Rural, Urban
From: What the Science Says

Briefing Sheet: Hedgerows

An exploration of the benefits hedgerows provide the surrounding environment and the impacts of hedgerow management

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

Bats and Hedges

Hedges provide a range of benefits for bats, and can be managed in a way to maximise this value

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural
From: Hedgelink

Dormice and hedges

How to manage your hedges for dormice

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

Hedgehog and hedges

How to manage your hedges for hedgehogs

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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
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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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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
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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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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
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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
Garden

Best hedges for wildlife

Advice on managing garden hedges for wildlife

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional