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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
Guide
Rural
From: CPRE

England’s hedgerows: don’t cut them out!

Making the case for better hedgerow protection

Report advising current hedgerow regulations to give local authorities more powers to protect hedgerows

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural
From: Natural England

Countryside Stewardship

BN8: Hedgerow supplement - casting up

Government guide to the eligibility and requirements for the hedgerow supplement - casting up item

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Garden, Rural, Urban
From: UK Government

Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 is the primary legislation which protects animals, plants and habitats in the UK

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Guide
Rural
From: Scottish Government Rural Payments and Services

Planting or replanting of hedges

Scottish government guidance on creating a new hedge or restoring an existing hedge

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Audience level: Professional
Academic
Rural

Farming for the future: how agroforestry can deliver for nature and climate

Woodland Trust - policy paper - 2022 report

This paper assesses the benefits of agroforestry on a large scale on farmland in England. It considers how agroforestry systems are already being deployed, and…

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural
From: Defra

Countryside Stewardship Grants

About the scheme

Government guide to RPA grants for agricultural land

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Rural
From: TSO

Protecting our Water, Soil and Air

A Code of Good Agricultural Practice for farmers, growers and land managers

Practical guide to help farmers, growers and land managers protect the environment in which they work

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Rural
From: Natural England

Countryside Stewardship

BN9: Hedgerow supplement - substantial pre-work

Government guide to the eligibility and requirements for the hedgerow supplement - substantial pre-work item

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Guide
Rural
From: Natural England

Hedgerows: Laws, rules and regulations

Questions and answers relating to the question ‘When can I trim, cut, lay or coppice a hedge?’

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Audience level: Professional