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Guide
Rural
From: Natural England

Protecting water from agricultural run-off: buffer strips

Technical information note advising on how to manage buffer strips to protect water from agricultural run-off

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Audience level: Professional
Podcast
Rural
From: Championing our Farmed Environment

Let’s Talk Managing Hedges for Pollinators

A podcast that discusses how to manage hedgerows and what makes a hedgerow good for pollinators

A talk between a farmer and entomologist about managing hedges for pollinators

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Guide
Rural
From: CFE

Using trees and hedges to protect natural resources

Advice on managing hedges to protect soils and manage water

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Guide
Rural
From: Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Hedgerow management

Brief guide to management of rural hedgerows for benefits to wildlife

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Guide
Rural
From: NFU

Hedgerows and their management for carbon storage

NFU briefing on how to manage hedgerows to increase carbon storage

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Guide
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From: Defra

Sustainable Farming Initiative: Hedgerows Standard

Pilot 2021

Government guide on the standard for hedgerows, who’s eligible and how much you can get paid

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
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From: Farm Wildlife

Hedges

What, why and how?

Web-article on the benefits of effective hedgerow management

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Video
Rural
From: Natural England Joint

Hedgerow management: “A Cut above the Rest”

Hedgerow management: "A Cut above the Rest"

Informational video to help us keep our rich hedgerow heritage healthy and relevant to the modern world

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Rural
From: National Biodiversity Data Centre

Managing Healthy Hedgerows

Managing Healthy Hedgerows

Tipperary dairy farmer, John Fogarty, discusses the management of hedgerows on his farm

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From: PTESwildlifevideos

Hedgerow management, “A Cut above the Rest”, Part 2

Hedgerow management, "A Cut above the Rest", Part 2

Informational video to help us keep our rich hedgerow heritage healthy and relevant to the modern world

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Audience level: General