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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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Audience level: Professional
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
Video
Rural
From: Moor Meadows

Life in the hedge

How to manage hedgerows for wildlife

This talk explains the value of hedges, best management practices to maintain healthy hedgerows, and the useful products (e.g. woodfuel) that can be utilised from…

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
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Garden, Rural, Urban
From: The Tree Council

Hedge Talks: An introduction to the dynamic world of hedgerows

Megan Gimber will introduce us to why we have hedgerows in the first place, what we mean by hedgerows and why it matters, how hedgerows…

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Audience level: General
Video
Garden, Urban
From: The Tree Council

Hedge Talks: Hedges, homes and us – what hedgerows do for us and what we can do for them

Hedgerows are the hidden heroes of our towns and cities. They clean pollution from the air we breathe, capture carbon, provide a home for wildlife…

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Audience level: General
Guide
Rural
From: Rural Payments Agency

Guide to Cross Compliance in England 2021

GAEC 7a: Boundaries

Government guide to cross compliance with boundaries in England in 2021

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Guide
Rural
From: Farm Wildlife

Hedges

What, why and how?

Web-article on the benefits of effective hedgerow management

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Audience level: General
Guide
Rural
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