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  • It is important to read the guidelines before you start your survey. They will clarify what is expected I the survey, how to count connections, what makes a hedgerow tree and more.

    Click here to read the survey guidelines online or here to download a copy you can print and take with you for reference.

    If you have any questions regarding the survey methodology, please email hedgerows@ptes.org; If you have queries about the procedure then others probably do too, let us know and we will clarify the guidance notes. 


  • PTES Hedgerow Survey *

    Current Hedgerow Statistics

    Length of
    hedgerow surveyed

    547 km

    Average number of woody species
    reported per 30m

    3.6

    % hedges in each
    main structure category

    • 42.4 Overtrimmed
    • 28.2 Dense and managed
    • 23.5 Tall and overgrown
    • 5.9 Recently rejuvenated

    Average trees/100m

    19.5

    * Statistics contain results from historic assessment results in addition to current online hedgerow surveys.