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Guide
Rural
From: BHHA

Other Styles of Hedgelaying

Photos and descriptions of some of the many geographical styes of traditional hedgelaying

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Guide
Rural, Urban
From: The Guardian

Reservoirs of life’: how hedgerows can help the UK reach net zero in 2050

This news article explains how hedges can sequester carbon, and that expanding the number of hedges in Britain will help us reach net zero by…

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Guide
Rural
From: RSPB

A history of hedgerows

An article on the general history of British hedgerows and their original purpose

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Guide
Rural
From: Frontiers

The Political Ecology of Hedgerows and Their Relationship to Agroecology and Food Sovereignty in the UK

Academic peer-reviewed paper exploring the links between hedgerows, agroecological practices and food politics

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Guide
Rural
From: Knowable Magazine

What the world can learn from Britain’s humble hedge

Magazine article about the general history and importance of hedgerows

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Guide
Rural
From: BBC

The hidden bustling world of hedgerows

News article about the general history and importance of hedgerows

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Garden, Urban
From: The Tree Council

Hedge Talks: Hedges, homes and us – what hedgerows do for us and what we can do for them

Hedgerows are the hidden heroes of our towns and cities. They clean pollution from the air we breathe, capture carbon, provide a home for wildlife…

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Guide
Garden, Rural, Urban
From: CPRE

A little rough guide around the hedges

A hedgerow plant identification guide

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural

Hedgerow management and wildlife

A review of research on the effects of hedgerow management and adjacent land on biodiversity

Comprehensive update of MAFF report 1995 which reviewed the relationship between hedgerow management and wildlife

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Guide
Rural
From: Orchard Publications

The Living History of our hedgerows

A guide to dating hedgerows

A survey of British Hedgerows and identification guide to hedgerow plants

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Audience level: General