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Book - pdf
Rural, Urban
From: Ann Davies, Will Pryer

Hedgerow Survey Handbook

A standard procedure for local surveys in the UK

This Handbook sets out a standard way of recording hedgerows

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

Hedgerows

A guide to wildlife and management

This guide will explain how to make your hedgerows more wildlife friendly

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Informational learning
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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Academic
Rural, Urban

Hedgerows as Ecosystems: Service Delivery, Management, and Restoration

A review of the ecosystem services provided by hedgerows and how hedgerow management and restoration affects these services

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Informational learning
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Audience level: Professional
Website
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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Informational learning
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Audience level: General
Podcast
Rural
From: Championing our Farmed Environment

Let’s Talk Managing Hedges for Pollinators

A podcast that discusses how to manage hedgerows and what makes a hedgerow good for pollinators

A talk between a farmer and entomologist about managing hedges for pollinators

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Informational learning
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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Course
Rural
From: Bicton College

Land and Wildlife Diploma

One year land and wildlife course, includes hedgelaying, Devon Banks, tree planting, surveying

Unknown if purchase required
Informational & practical learning
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Audience level: Professional
Book - Hardcover
Garden, Rural, Urban
From: John Wright

A Natural History of the Hedgerow

and ditches, dykes and dry stone walls

An extensive history of British hedgerows, with additional focus on the interactions between the species living in hedgerows

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Informational learning
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Audience level: General
Book - Paperback
Rural, Urban
From: Alan Brooks

Hedging

A Practical Handbook

A handbook on hedgerow management, designed to be used by those interested in creating and maintaining hedgerows

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Informational learning
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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Video
Rural
From: University of Leeds, Priestly International Centre for Climate

Sequestering soil carbon by planting hedgerows

This talk presents new research from the Resilient Dairy Landscapes project and explores the rate of CO2 sequestration associated with planting hedges

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Informational learning
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Audience level: General
Video
Rural
From: Irish Farmers Journal

Farmer know how: how to lay a hedge

Farmer know how: How to manage your hedges

Instructional video showing when and how to lay a hedgerow

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Audience level: General