A short ecology and habitat creation course to help you get the best from your hedges.
Hedges are among UK’s most important habitats. We have lost half of them in living memory, and most are now mere skeletons of what they should be. A good hedge is an abundant habitat for all sorts of wildlife, as well as being pleasing on the eye, and a traditional feature of our countryside.
This short course looks at hedges in various condition – the good, the bad and the ugly, and explores:
This is not a practical course, (hedgelaying courses will be run later in the year), but bring a pair of boots and appropriate clothing for a full morning outdoors as we will be walking and talking, and seeing what hedgerow inhabitants we can find.
All-terrain electric wheelchairs are available – please let us know in advance if you need one.
Magdalen is an organic farm with an abundance of wildlife and habitats, (including 4.5 km of hedges), and a fascinating place to get better acquainted with nature.