The Naked Scientists

The Naked Scientists Forum

Author Topic: How often should farmers trim their hedgerows?  (Read 1765 times)

Offline thedoc

  • Forum Admin
  • Administrator
  • Sr. Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 511
  • Thanked: 12 times
    • View Profile
How often should farmers trim their hedgerows?
« on: 21/02/2012 18:14:38 »
In England there are 450,000 kilometres of managed hedgerows, often containing hawthorn and often dubbed “corridors for wildlife” – be it beetles, bird, butterflies or even dormice.  Most farmers trim their hedges every year. But now new research has shown that less frequent trimming is best for wildlife...
Read a transcript of the interview by clicking here

or  
« Last Edit: 21/02/2012 18:14:38 by _system »


 

The Naked Scientists Forum

How often should farmers trim their hedgerows?
« on: 21/02/2012 18:14:38 »

 

SMF 2.0.10 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines
SMFAds for Free Forums