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21 actions found

Create open patches or strips in permanent grassland
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Create open patches or strips in permanent grassland
Delay haying/mowing
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 5 studies
Delay haying/mowing
Exclude grazers from semi-natural habitats
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 11 studies
Exclude grazers from semi-natural habitats
Leave uncut rye grass in silage fields for birds
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 4 studies
Leave uncut rye grass in silage fields for birds
Maintain lowland heathland
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Maintain lowland heathland
Maintain rush pastures
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Maintain rush pastures
Maintain species-rich, semi-natural grassland
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 2 studies
Maintain species-rich, semi-natural grassland
Maintain traditional water meadows
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 4 studies
Maintain traditional water meadows
Maintain upland heath/moor
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Maintain upland heath/moor
Maintain wood pasture and parkland
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Maintain wood pasture and parkland
Mark fences to reduce bird collision mortality
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 1 study
Mark fences to reduce bird collision mortality
Plant Brassica fodder crops
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Plant Brassica fodder crops
Plant cereals for whole crop silage
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 3 studies
Plant cereals for whole crop silage
Protect nests from livestock to reduce trampling
Unlikely to be beneficial Based on: 2 studies
Protect nests from livestock to reduce trampling
Provide short grass for waders
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Provide short grass for waders
Raise mowing height on grasslands to benefit birds
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Raise mowing height on grasslands to benefit birds
Reduce grazing intensity
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 12 studies
Reduce grazing intensity
Reduce management intensity on permanent grasslands for birds
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 7 studies
Reduce management intensity on permanent grasslands for birds
Use mixed stocking
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Use mixed stocking
Use traditional breeds of livestock
Unlikely to be beneficial Based on: 1 study
Use traditional breeds of livestock

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