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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
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
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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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
Rural

The importance of hedgerows and the services they provide to society

Key points

This document has been produced by Hedgelink (the Steering Group for the UK Hedgerow Biodiversity Action Plan) to assist those making the case for improving…

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural

Hedgerow Trees

Advice note

Advice note from FWAG South West on hedgerow trees

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Audience level: Professional
Video
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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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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Video
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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Academic
Rural

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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Audience level: Professional