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Rural
From: National Biodiversity Data Centre

All Ireland Pollinator Plan on RTE Nationwide

All Ireland Pollinator Plan on RTE Nationwide

The All-Ireland Pollinator Plan is trying to create an Ireland where pollinators can survive and thrive

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Informational learning
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Audience level: General
Video
Rural
From: Harry Rodgers

How to …Traditional Hedge Laying in the South of England Style

How to ...Traditional Hedge Laying in the South of England Style

Instructional film of all the steps to lay a hedge, including the tools to use

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Informational & practical learning
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Audience level: General
Guide
Rural, Urban
From: Natural England

Biodiversity Metric 3.0

Auditing and accounting for biodiversity: User Guide

Technical guide on understanding and using Biodiversity metric 3.0, a practical metric to measure gains and losses in biodiversity in England, for use in community,…

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Audience level: Professional
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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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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Rural
From: Defra

Code of Good Agricultural Practice for Reducing Ammonia Emissions

Section 2.2, p9, Plant trees near slurry stores and livestock housing

Defra guidance document on the practical steps farmers, land managers and contractors can take to minimise ammonia emissions

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Informational learning
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Audience level: Professional
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Garden, Rural, Urban
From: Hedgelink

Bats and Hedges

Hedges provide a range of benefits for bats, and can be managed in a way to maximise this value

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Informational learning
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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
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
Garden, Rural, Urban
From: People's Trust for Endangered Species

Hedgerows

A guide to wildlife and management

This guide will explain how to make your hedgerows more wildlife friendly

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Informational learning
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Audience level: GeneralProfessional
Academic
Rural, Urban

Hedgerows as Ecosystems: Service Delivery, Management, and Restoration

A review of the ecosystem services provided by hedgerows and how hedgerow management and restoration affects these services

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Audience level: Professional
Website
Garden, Rural, Urban
From: People's Trust for Endangered Species

Hedgerow Wildlife

Many creatures, including nesting birds, hibernating hedgehogs, dormice and other small mammals, as well as insects like beetles and butterflies, live in hedgerows. This webpage…

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Audience level: General