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Guide
Urban

First Steps in Urban Air Quality – For Built Environment Practitioners

Air pollution is the biggest environmental risk to health. Globally, nine out of ten people live in a city that does not comply with WHO…

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Guide
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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Rural

Sequestering carbon by planting hedgerows – flyer

Research Summary

This short flyer outlines the University of Leeds' recent work understanding carbon sequestration abilities of hedgerows.

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Academic
Rural

Sequestering carbon by planting hedgerows – PowerPoint

Research Report

This short powerpoint outlines the University of Leeds' recent work understanding carbon sequestration abilities of hedgerows.

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Academic
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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Audience level: Professional
Academic
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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Book - Guide
Rural, Urban

The Tree Grower’s Guide

A beginner’s guide to identifying and growing trees from seed, and starting a Community Tree Nursery

This readable, practical and beautifully illustrated book is written by a partnership of tree growing experts. We guide the reader through the essentials step-by-step in…

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Audience level: ChildrenGeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural

Healthy Hedges Trimming Guide

Trimming hedges keeps them healthy with thick new growth and no gaps

A straightforward no nonsense single-sided guidance note on hedge trimming for farmers and contractors developed by Simeon Day (FWAGSW) with help from hedge group members.

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Garden, Urban

The Young Tree Grower’s Guide

Fun activities to grow massive trees from tiny seeds!

Welcome to The Young Tree Grower’s Guide, a beginner’s guide to identifying and growing trees from seed, and starting a Community Tree Nursery.

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Audience level: Children
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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