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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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Book - Paperback
Rural
From: Robin Meneer

Wildlife Revival in Cornish Hedges

A detailed account of the history of Cornish hedgerows

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Guide
Rural

Hedgerow management and wildlife

A review of research on the effects of hedgerow management and adjacent land on biodiversity

Comprehensive update of MAFF report 1995 which reviewed the relationship between hedgerow management and wildlife

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Video
Rural
From: Rob's Discovery

Hedge Laying – North Somerset style

Hedge Laying - North Somerset style

A short film on the ancient art of hedge laying

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Audience level: General
Website
Garden, Rural

Devon Hedge Group

Protecting and promoting Devon's world-class hedges

Provides guidance and training from experts on hedge management and influences policy and funding to benefit hedges

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Book - Kindle
Rural
From: Oliver Rackham

Trees and Woodland in the British Landscape

The classic beguiling history of Britain's trees, woods and hedgerows

A historical account of trees and woodland in Britain, including hedgerows

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Audience level: General
Guide
Rural
From: BHHA

Other Styles of Hedgelaying

Photos and descriptions of some of the many geographical styes of traditional hedgelaying

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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Book - Hardcover
Garden, Rural, Urban
From: Richard Muir

Hedgerows: Their History and Wildlife

A review of the history and ecology of hedgerows

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Guide
Rural
From: Orchard Publications

The Living History of our hedgerows

A guide to dating hedgerows

A survey of British Hedgerows and identification guide to hedgerow plants

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Video
Rural
From: CFE

Hedges for Pollinators and carbon – a virtual workshop

Hedges for Pollinators and carbon - a virtual workshop

Webinar looking at the role hedgerows can play in two of the big environmental challenges of our time; enhancing habitats for pollinators and other beneficial…

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