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Guide
Rural
From: Defra

Understanding the combined biodiversity benefits of the component features of hedges

This report increases our understanding of how hedges support local biodiversity and highlights the importance of managing all component of a hedge

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Garden, Rural, Urban
From: Hedgelink

Bumblebees and hedges

How to manage a hedge to maximise the benefits it provides bumblebees

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

Devon Hedge management 1

maintaining and repairing turf and stone facing

A short review of the methods for maintaining stone faced and turf faced hedges

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

Devon hedges at home

The benefits of a garden hedge

A summary of the benefits a garden hedge can provide and some basic management tips

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

Devon’s Distinctive Hedges

This document provides information on six of the most distinctive types of hedge found in Devon

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural
From: Devon County Council

Management Advice Leaflet: Hedgerows

Devon county council's advice for hedgerow management

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Rural
From: South Devon Woodfuel Hub

Hedges for Heat

This guidance outlines how farmers can manage hedges to produce renewable energy, generate revenue and improve hedge health

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Rural
From: Woodland Trust

Mob grazing and creating new hedgerows for livestock shelter in Cumbria

A casestudy following Cumbrian sheep farmers planting new hedges and trees to provide shelter for livestock and support their mob grazing system

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Rural, Urban
From: Tree Council

Hedges – How they can help us respond to Climate and extinction Crises

Hedgerows have a range of benefits to the local environment and if managed correctly can be significant in allowing wildlife to adapt to climate change

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural
From: National Sheep Association

The role of trees in sheep farming

A practical guidance booklet that looks at the role of native trees and shrubs in the management of sheep

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Audience level: Professional