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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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Informational learning
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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
Video
Garden, Urban
From: The Tree Council

Hedge Talks: Hedges, homes and us – what hedgerows do for us and what we can do for them

Hedgerows are the hidden heroes of our towns and cities. They clean pollution from the air we breathe, capture carbon, provide a home for wildlife…

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Audience level: General
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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Informational learning
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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Rural
From: Farm Wildlife

Hedges

What, why and how?

Web-article on the benefits of effective hedgerow management

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Informational learning
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Audience level: General
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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Informational learning
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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural
From: Natural England

Countryside Stewardship

BN7: Hedgerow gapping-up

Government guide to the eligibility and requirements for the hedgerow gapping-up item

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Informational learning
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Audience level: Professional
Academic
Rural

The influence of hedgerow structural condition on wildlife habitat provision in farmed landscapes

Hedgerow management affects a hedgerow's structure and condition, which determines the hedgerow habitat quality for biodiversity conservation

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Rural
From: Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Hedgerow management

Brief guide to management of rural hedgerows for benefits to wildlife

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Podcast
Rural
From: The Tree Council

Life On The Hedge – Cultural Cultivation

Want a career in nature but don’t know where to start? The Life On The Hedge podcast is for you.

Life, trees and conservation on the Penpont Estate

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional