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Garden, Rural, Urban
From: The Scottish Government

Scottish Planning Series: Planning Circular 1 2011: Tree Preservation Orders

This circular set out Scottish governmental policy on tree preservations orders and trees in conservation areas

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Rural
From: Natural England

Countryside Stewardship

BN6: Hedgerow coppicing

Government guide to the eligibility and requirements for the hedgerow coppicing item

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Rural
From: Silsoe College

The Economics of Sustainable Hedge Cutting

A report commissioned by the Devon hedge Group analysing the economics of hedge cutting

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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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Rural

Agricultural Document Library

Archive of UK agricultural advisory materials up to 2014

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
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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Rural
From: Defra

Guidance for Cross Compliance in England: Management of Habitats and Landscape Features

GAEC 14. Protection of Hedgerows and watercourses

This booklet provides advice on good practice and should be read with "The Guide to Cross Compliance in England 2011 edition"

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Rural
From: Natural England

Countryside Stewardship

BN7: Hedgerow gapping-up

Government guide to the eligibility and requirements for the hedgerow gapping-up item

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Rural
From: FWAG

A Hedgerow Code of Practice

Farming and wildlife advisory group (FWAG) leaflet on Hedgerow codes of practice

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Rural
From: Defra

Code of Good Agricultural Practice for Reducing Ammonia Emissions

Section 2.2, p9, Plant trees near slurry stores and livestock housing

Defra guidance document on the practical steps farmers, land managers and contractors can take to minimise ammonia emissions

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