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Academic
Garden, Rural, Urban

Managing hedges for invertebrates

Hedges are rich habitats for invertebrates, especially if managed well. Rob Wolton has recorded over 1,800 species from a single hedge in Devon, an ordinary…

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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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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

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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Hedgerow Trees

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Advice note from FWAG South West on hedgerow trees

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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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Rural
From: UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology

Improving hedgerow management

Jo Staley from the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology discusses why hedgerow management is important and when is the best time to cut a hedge.

Jo Staley from the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology discusses why hedgerow management is important and when is the best time to cut a…

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Garden, Rural, Urban

A Hedgerow Through the Seasons

Hedgerows are precious habitats made up of native trees, shrubs, and flowers. They form a network of wildlife corridors across our landscape, providing food and shelter for insects, birds, and mammals.

A beautifully illustrated resource for Biodiversity Data Centre's All-Ireland Pollinator Plan showing which hedgerow plants flower in each season, and what animals benefit from the…

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Rural
From: Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Planting a hedge for wildlife

Brief guide to planting rural hedgerows for benefits to wildlife

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Garden, Rural, Urban
From: Hedgelink

Importance of hedgerows

This web-article explains the importances of hedgerows and the various services they provide to society

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