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Garden, Rural, Urban

Hedgerow Learning Guide 3 – Hedge planting and growing

Hedge planting and growing

This hedgerow learning guide outlines the 'what', 'where', 'when', 'why' and 'how' of hedgerow and hedgerow tree planting projects, as well as providing tips on…

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
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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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural
From: CFE

Using trees and hedges to protect natural resources

Advice on managing hedges to protect soils and manage water

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Audience level: Professional
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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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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Rural
From: Hedgelink

The Complete Hedge Good Management Guide

This guide details 12 top management principles for managing and maintaining healthy hedges

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural
From: The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Farming for wildlife in Wales

Hedgerow Management

How to manage your hedgerows to support local wildlife

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Audience level: Professional
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
Guide
Rural

Soil Erosion

An Advisory Booklet for the Management of Agricultural Land

This booklet is aimed at farmers and landowners in lowland England who have erosion problems or whose soils are at serious risk of erosion

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Rural

Controlling soil erosion

A manual for the assessment and management of agricultural land at risk of water erosion in lowland England

This booklet was produced for use by farmers and land managers to help minimise soil erosion caused by water

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Rural
From: Natural England

Protecting water from agricultural run-off: buffer strips

Technical information note advising on how to manage buffer strips to protect water from agricultural run-off

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Audience level: Professional