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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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Garden, Rural, Urban
From: Surrey Wildlife Trust

Hedgerow Highways

Surrey Wildlife Trust - Hedgerow Heritage Video

Hedgerow Heritage is an ambitious National Lottery Heritage funded project from Surrey Wildlife Trust that aims to inspire and teach young budding ecologists, practical conservationists…

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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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Co-benefits from tree planting in a typical English agricultural landscape: Comparing the relative effectiveness of hedgerows, agroforestry and woodland creation for improving crop pollination services

A paper comparing the relative effectiveness of hedgerows, agroforestry and woodland creation for improving crop pollination services

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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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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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Effects of hedgerow management and restoration on biodiversity – BD2114

Final Report

Hedgerows can provide key semi-natural habitat within intensively farmed landscapes, and can deliver habitat and resources for a range of important wildlife, in addition to…

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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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From: STEM Learning

Module 3: Hedgerows

STEM activities for students to design an experiment to show that plants growing in hedgerows change over time and how these changes affect the biodiversity…

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Audience level: Children