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Guide
Rural
From: The Devon Hedge Group

Devon hedge creation

Instructions on how to construct and plant new turf faced Devon hedge banks

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural, Urban
From: Natural England

Hedgerow planting: answers to 18 common questions

This document will aid land managers in making informed decisions on how to plant high quality hedgerows

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Garden, Rural, Urban
From: Bath and North East Somerset Council

Guidance for planting and establishing hedges

Planning Services

This guide offers planning and planting advice to anyone wanting to plant a hedge

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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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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural

Controlling soil erosion

A manual for the assessment and management of agricultural land at risk of water erosion in lowland England

This booklet was produced for use by farmers and land managers to help minimise soil erosion caused by water

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Rural
From: Defra

Hedgerow Management

A study of farmers' and Contractors' attitudes

A report on a survey of farmers and contractors that aimed to increase understanding of the causes of poor hedgerow management

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Rural
From: Rural Payments and Services

Management or restoration of hedgerows

Government scheme to fund restoration and active management of hedges as a habitat for wildlife and/or a landscape feature

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

Hedgerows

A guide to wildlife and management

This guide will explain how to make your hedgerows more wildlife friendly

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Garden, Urban
From: Habitat Aid

Planting Native Hedges: Why and How To

Why and how should you plant a hedge using native British plants

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural
From: CFE

Managing hedges to benefit pollinators

This guidance aims to make the most of hedges on farms by offering advice on how to manage them to maximise their value to pollinators

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Audience level: Professional