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Guide
Rural, Urban
From: People's Trust for Endangered Species

Great British Hedgerow Survey

Main website for the Great British Hedgerow Survey, introduction and how to get involved

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Informational learning
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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Book - Paperback
Rural
From: D. Clements

Hedgerow Evaluation and Grading System (HEGS)

A methodology for the ecological survey, evaluation and grading of hedgerows

A methodology for the ecological survey, evaluation and grading of hedgerows

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

Great British Hedgerow Survey

Hedgerow survey Guide

A pdf copy of the Great British Hedgerow Survey Form

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Video
Rural
From: Watlington Climate Action, Nicola Schafer

Hedgerow Project Film Final

Hedgerow Project Film Final

A short film on the Watlington Hedgerow Project, which is aimed at sequestering carbon and improving biodiversity

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Audience level: General
Guide
Rural
From: ORC

Hedgerow Biodiversity Protocol 2015 User Guide

A protocol for monitoring the impacts of harvesting hedges for woodfuel

Technical guide to help with decision making when planning hedgerow management for woodfuel

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Audience level: Professional
Video
Rural, Urban
From: PTESwildlifevideos

How to Survey a Hedge – the Great British Hedgerow Survey

How to Survey a Hedge - the Great British Hedgerow Survey

The Great British Hedgerow Survey is an easy survey method to help health-check hedges and measure its condition and ongoing management needs

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Audience level: General
Guide
Rural
From: CPRE

England’s hedgerows: don’t cut them out!

Making the case for better hedgerow protection

Report advising current hedgerow regulations to give local authorities more powers to protect hedgerows

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Podcast
Rural
From: The Tree Council

Life On The Hedge – Giving Wildlife a Helping Hand

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

In the first episode of this podcast from the Tree Council, find out how hedgerows are helping farmers protect an abundance of wildlife in Herefordshire

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Video
Rural
From: Nicola Schafer (Watlington Green Plan)

How to Survey A Hedge

How to Survey A Hedge

Video of some of the training given to The Green Plan volunteers in preparation for conducting a survey of hedges

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Audience level: General
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

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional