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Reading hedgerows

There are clues in the structure of a hedge and in the species present to help us understand more about its managemnt history. There are also tell-tale signs in the hedge telling us when a change of management is needed. This gallery will show you how to read hedgerows.

PTES Hedgerow Survey *

Current Hedgerow Statistics

Length of hedgerow surveyed

547 km

Average number of woody species reported per 30m

3.6

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