Maintain or restore hedges
Overall effectiveness category No evidence found (no assessment)
Number of studies: 0
Background information and definitions
Hedgerows can provide valuable migration corridors for wildlife, particularly in disturbed landscapes. For example, newts migrating away from breeding ponds were found to use hedgerows more than expected within a pastoral landscape (Jehle & Arntzen 2000).
Jehle, R. & Arntzen, J.W. (2000). Post-breeding migrations of newts (Triturus cristatus and T. marmoratus) with contrasting ecological requirements. Journal of Zoology, 251, 297–306.