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Actions to Conserve wildlife

We have summarised evidence from the scientific literature about the effects of different interventions to conserve wildlife and ecosystem services.

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Plant parks and gardens with appropriate flowers

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7 Plant parks and gardens with appropriate flowers

Practise wildlife gardening

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1 Practise wildlife gardening

Protect brownfield sites

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0 Protect brownfield sites

Conserve old buildings or structures as nesting sites for bees

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0 Conserve old buildings or structures as nesting sites for bees

Protect existing natural or semi-natural habitat to prevent conversion to agriculture

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0 Protect existing natural or semi-natural habitat to prevent conversion to agriculture

Increase the proportion of natural or semi-natural habitat in the farmed landscape

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0 Increase the proportion of natural or semi-natural habitat in the farmed landscape

Provide set-aside areas in farmland

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2 Provide set-aside areas in farmland

Restore species-rich grassland vegetation

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4 Restore species-rich grassland vegetation

Restore heathland

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3 Restore heathland

Connect areas of natural or semi-natural habitat for bees

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0 Connect areas of natural or semi-natural habitat for bees

Reduce tillage

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1 Reduce tillage

Increase areas of rough grassland for bumblebee nesting

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1 Increase areas of rough grassland for bumblebee nesting

Create patches of bare ground for ground-nesting bees

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5 Create patches of bare ground for ground-nesting bees

Provide grass strips at field margins for bees

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4 Provide grass strips at field margins for bees

Manage hedges to benefit bees

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1 Manage hedges to benefit bees

Increase the use of clover leys on farmland

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2 Increase the use of clover leys on farmland

Plant dedicated floral resources on farmland

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17 Plant dedicated floral resources on farmland

Sow uncropped arable field margins with an agricultural nectar and pollen mix

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6 Sow uncropped arable field margins with an agricultural nectar and pollen mix

Sow uncropped arable field margins with a native wild flower seed mix

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7 Sow uncropped arable field margins with a native wild flower seed mix

Leave arable field margins uncropped with natural regeneration

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6 Leave arable field margins uncropped with natural regeneration

Increase the diversity of nectar and pollen plants in the landscape for bees

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1 Increase the diversity of nectar and pollen plants in the landscape for bees

Reduce the intensity of farmland meadow management

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4 Reduce the intensity of farmland meadow management

Reduce grazing intensity on pastures

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1 Reduce grazing intensity on pastures

Introduce agri-environment schemes to benefit wild bees

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5 Introduce agri-environment schemes to benefit wild bees

Convert to organic farming

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8 Convert to organic farming
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