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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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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

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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Guide
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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

Farming for the future: how agroforestry can deliver for nature and climate

Woodland Trust - policy paper - 2022 report

This paper assesses the benefits of agroforestry on a large scale on farmland in England. It considers how agroforestry systems are already being deployed, and…

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Book - pdf
Rural
From: Ruth Feber

Wildlife & Farming

Conservation on lowland farms

A handbook describing how to conserve wildlife on working farms in Britain

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Book - Paperback
Rural
From: Robin Meneer

Wildlife Revival in Cornish Hedges

A detailed account of the history of Cornish hedgerows

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
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Garden, Rural, Urban
From: People's Trust for Endangered Species

Hedgerow Wildlife

Many creatures, including nesting birds, hibernating hedgehogs, dormice and other small mammals, as well as insects like beetles and butterflies, live in hedgerows. This webpage…

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