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Guide
Rural

Hedgerow Trees

Advice note

Advice note from FWAG South West on hedgerow trees

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Audience level: Professional
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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Informational learning
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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
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
Podcast
Urban
From: The Tree Council

Life On The Hedge – Secrets of The City

Want a career in nature but don’t know where to start? The Life On The Hedge podcast is for you.

Hedgerows can play a huge part in keeping our towns and cities bursting with wildlife, whilst helping our physical and mental health too

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Course
Garden, Rural, Urban

Cafre: College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise

Cafre offers a range of short agricultural courses which include hedge management, as well as longer degree-level courses

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Practical learning
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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Video
Garden, Urban
From: Ben & Lois Orford

How to Lay a Hedge

How to Lay a Hedge

Instructional video on how to create a natural hedge or fence

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Informational & practical learning
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Audience level: General
Video
Rural
From: Damon Peacock

Training for Trainers at Myerscough College

Training for Trainers at Myerscough College

Informational video on the Lancashire and Westmorland style of hedge laying

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Audience level: General
Guide
Rural
From: RSPB

Benefits of a hedgerow

Farmers and Hedgerow management

There are many benefits to having a hedgerow but many practicalities and techniques to consider when managing them

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Informational learning
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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural
From: GWCT

Briefing Sheet: Hedgerows

This briefing sheet explores the importance of hedgerows to the local landscape and wildlife, previous hedgerow losses, and current trends in the UK, along with…

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural
From: The Devon Hedge Group

Devon Hedge management 2

steeping (hedge laying) and coppicing

A short review on how to rejuvenate Devon hedges with hedge laying and coppicing

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional