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Garden, Rural, Urban

Hedgerow Learning Guide 2 – Hedges and the law

Hedges and the law

Hedges and the law outlines what you need to know about the main pieces of law and legislation surrounding hedgerows and hedgerow trees from Planning…

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Rural

Improving and expanding hedgerows – Recommendations for a semi-natural habitat in agricultural landscapes

A paper outlining recommendations for improving and expanding hedgerows as a semi-natural habitat in agricultural landscapes looking at ecosystem services, evidence for these, and potential…

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Guide
Garden, Rural, Urban
From: The Scottish Government

Scottish Planning Series: Planning Circular 1 2011: Tree Preservation Orders

This circular set out Scottish governmental policy on tree preservations orders and trees in conservation areas

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Guide
Garden
From: Northern Ireland Assembly

High Hedges Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

A governmental act to provide for the control of high hedges

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Guide
Rural
From: Defra

Guidance for Cross Compliance in England: Management of Habitats and Landscape Features

GAEC 14. Protection of Hedgerows and watercourses

This booklet provides advice on good practice and should be read with "The Guide to Cross Compliance in England 2011 edition"

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Guide
Rural
From: CPRE

Hedgerow Regulations FAQs

Hedgerow regulations FAQs

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Guide
Rural
From: Devon County Council

Roadside hedge and tree management

This leaflet provides guidance on how to maintain roadside hedges

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Guide
Rural
From: Defra

Hedgerows: Defra Guidance

This study report identifies the potential socio-economic impacts of achieving the targets set in the UK Biodiversity Action plan for ancient and/or species rich hedges

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Guide
Garden, Rural, Urban
From: Department for Communities and Local Government

Tree Preservation Orders

A Guide to the Law and Good Practice

This guide sets out the Government's policy advice on the tree preservation order system

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Guide
Garden
From: Office of Deputy Prime Minister

High Hedges Complaints: Prevention and Cure

This guide sets out the Government's policy advice on administering complaints about high hedges in England

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional