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Guide
Rural
From: ORC

A guide to harvesting woodfuel from hedges

Guidance on bringing England’s hedges back into the farm business by managing them for woodfuel

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Rural
From: Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Planting a hedge for wildlife

Brief guide to planting rural hedgerows for benefits to wildlife

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Guide
Rural
From: GWCT

Hedgerows: managing for game

Informative article on how to manage hedgerows to maximise their value for game bird

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Guide
Rural
From: RSPCA

Guide to planting trees on your ruminant farm

A guide on the benefits of planting trees on farms and recommendations of suitable tree species to plant on your farm

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Audience level: Professional
Guide
Garden
From: Gardens Illustrated

Hedging plants: 30 of the best plants for a hedge

A garden designer recommends their top 30 hedging plant suggestions for a garden hedge

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Audience level: General
Guide
Rural
From: NFU

Hedgerows and their management for carbon storage

NFU briefing on how to manage hedgerows to increase carbon storage

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Guide
Rural
From: Farmers Weekly

How to establish, manage and rejuvenate hedgerows

The top management tips for creating and maintaining a healthy hedge, as told by a countryside management advisory service

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Audience level: Professional
Podcast
Rural
From: The Tree Council

Life On The Hedge – Growing a Greener Future

Want a career in nature but don’t know where to start? The Life On The Hedge podcast is for you.

Find out what it’s really like to have a career in nature from young people making a difference through jobs they love

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Guide
Rural
From: Natural England

Countryside Stewardship

TE1: Planting standard hedgerow tree

Government guide to the eligibility and requirements for the planting standard hedgerow tree item

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Guide
Rural
From: Natural England

Countryside Stewardship

BN11: Planting new hedges

Government guide to the eligibility and requirements for the planting new hedges item

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Audience level: Professional