Why Are Hedgerows So Important?
Technical Briefing Document
A hedge needs to be looked after if it is to be useful. The creation of new hedgerows and restoring and maintaining existing ones is so important and relevant to farmers and landowners today on many different levels. This article explains why and how you should protect and manage your hedgerows. You will also find out where you can get funding and support.
Izzy, from Forest Canopy Foundation, tells us about the MOREhedges programme, The Tree Council, and the government grant BN11. These are schemes that have been set up to provide farmers and landowners with the funding and support required to help create, expand, and manage hedgerows for a productive, sustainable future.