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Guide
Rural
From: National Trust

All you ever wanted to know about hedge laying

Web-article describing what hedge laying is and some of the traditional styles of laying a hedge

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Informational learning
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Audience level: General
Guide
Rural, Urban
From: The Guardian

Reservoirs of life’: how hedgerows can help the UK reach net zero in 2050

This news article explains how hedges can sequester carbon, and that expanding the number of hedges in Britain will help us reach net zero by…

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Informational learning
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Audience level: General
Guide
Rural
From: Scottish Government Rural Payments and Services

Supporting Guidance for Planting or Replanting of Hedges

Planting for hedge restoration

Scottish government supporting guidance on the planning or replanting of hedges

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Rural
From: Hedgelink

How to Manage your Hedge Ditches for Invertebrates

How to manage your hedge ditches for invertebrates

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural
From: Hedgelink

UK Biodiversity Action Plan

Priority Species linked to hedgerows

This project report identifies 130 priority Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) species known to be significantly associated with hedgerows

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Audience level: ChildrenGeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural
From: Secretary of State

The Hedgerow Regulations 1997

Primary Legislation: Statutory Instruments: 1997 No. 1160

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Garden, Urban
From: Woodland Trust

Free trees for schools and communities

To make sure that everyone in the UK has the chance to plant a tree, the Woodland Trust are giving away hundreds of thousands of…

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Informational learning
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Audience level: ChildrenGeneral
Website
Garden, Rural, Urban

Historic England

To provide guidance for looking after Historic Buildings, Parks, Gardens and Landscapes

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Informational learning
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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Course
Rural
From: Myerscough College, Preston

An Introduction to Hedgelaying

Practical training course to learn traditional methods of hedgelaying

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Practical learning
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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Book - Hardback
Rural
From: John W. Dover

The Ecology of Hedgerows and Field Margins

Academic review of the ecology of hedgerows and field margins

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Audience level: General