Advice on how to manage farmland hedgerows for wildlife, from their value and history to upkeep and maintenance.
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The value of hedgerows for wildlife
Hedgerows provide food and shelter for many species. They are essential corridors along which wildlife can travel.
A history of hedgerows
Before people farmed, they were hunter-gatherers and the only hedgerows were dead hedges, constructed as protection.
Farmers and hedgerow management
Discover the benefits of hedgerows on your farm, and find out how to maintain and manage them.