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Tuesday, 30 October 2012 09:04

A little rough guide around the hedges

This little guide is a celebration of our unsung hedgerows. We wanted to share our passion for them and encourage more people to care about them too.There's a handy hedgerow plant identifier for when you’re next exploring our beautiful countryside.

Published in Documents
Friday, 19 August 2011 11:36


England has lost more than 200,000 miles of hedgerow since 1947. Between 1947 and 1985, over 4,300 miles of dry stone walls were lost, with 96% of the remaining walls in need of restoration. This loss and neglect has badly damaged the beauty and biodiversity of our landscape.

Published in The issues
Friday, 19 August 2011 11:36

Hedgerows matter

Hedgerows are vital for the health of the countryside, but are sadly often overlooked. Many of them are thousands of years old. In a landscape increasingly eroded by monocultural farming practices, hedgerows are the pockets of biodiversity the countryside depends on.

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