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Individual study: Mechanical hedge-laying for wildlife, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, England

Published source details

Dodds M.J.W. (2005) Mechanical hedge-laying for wildlife, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, England. Conservation Evidence, 2, 55-56

Summary

A faster and cheaper method of hedge-laying to benefit wildlife using a mechanical hedge laying technique has been developed. In comparison to traditionally laid hedges, those mechanically laid are broader at the base, thicker, taller, retain more deadwood and flower and fruit every year.