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Rural
From: National Biodiversity Data Centre

Managing Healthy Hedgerows

Tipperary Dairy Farmer, John Fogarty discusses the management of hedgerows on his farm.

Tipperary Dairy Farmer, John Fogarty discusses the management of hedgerows on his farm. In spring, Bees and other pollinators need to feed on the pollen…

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Academic
Rural

Little and late

How hedgerow cutting can benefit Lepidoptera

This study analysed how current and potential future agri-environmental schemes (AES) hedge management regimes affected Lepidoptera that used the hedges as a breeding resource

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Academic
Rural, Urban

A review of the ecology and conservation of hedgerow invertebrates in Britain

A review on the ecology and conservation status of invertebrates, other than butterflies, in British hedgerows

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Audience level: Professional
Academic
Rural

Arable field margins managed for biodiversity conservation: A review of food resource provision for farmland birds

An assessment on the effect of field margin establishment and management practices on birds and their food resources

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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: Hedgelink

The Complete Hedge Good Management Guide

This guide details 12 top management principles for managing and maintaining healthy hedges

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural
From: Natural England

Definition of Favourable Conservation Status for Hedgerows (RP2943)

Natural England's view on Favourable Conservation Status (FCS) for hedgerows in England

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Rural, Urban
From: What the Science Says

Briefing Sheet: Hedgerows

An exploration of the benefits hedgerows provide the surrounding environment and the impacts of hedgerow management

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Garden

Best hedges for wildlife

Advice on managing garden hedges for wildlife

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural
From: RSPB

Farmers and hedgerow management

Brief introduction to the benefits and management of hedgerows on farmland

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional