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1875 actions found

Restore natural water level fluctuations
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Restore natural water level fluctuations
Use organic pest control instead of synthetic pesticides
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Use organic pest control instead of synthetic pesticides
Delay haying/mowing
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 5 studies
Delay haying/mowing
Provide artificial nesting sites for grebes
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Provide artificial nesting sites for grebes
Breed for resistance traits
Based on: 1 study
Breed for resistance traits
Thin trees within forest and woodland
Evidence not assessed Based on: 11 studies
Thin trees within forest and woodland
Build fences to keep humans out
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Build fences to keep humans out
Cut/mow herbaceous plants to maintain or restore disturbance
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 14 studies
Cut/mow herbaceous plants to maintain or restore disturbance
Prevent pollution from agricultural land or forestry from entering watercourses
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Prevent pollution from agricultural land or forestry from entering watercourses
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
Provide artificial nesting sites for ground and tree-nesting seabirds
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 11 studies
Provide artificial nesting sites for ground and tree-nesting seabirds
Maintain forest and woodland edges for foraging bats
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Maintain forest and woodland edges for foraging bats
Use fertilizer
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 8 studies
Use fertilizer
Restrict the number of people that are allowed access to site
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Restrict the number of people that are allowed access to site
Remove plant litter to maintain or restore disturbance
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Remove plant litter to maintain or restore disturbance
Plant riparian buffer strips
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Plant riparian buffer strips
Plant cereals for whole crop silage
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 3 studies
Plant cereals for whole crop silage
Provide artificial nesting sites for burrow-nesting seabirds
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 14 studies
Provide artificial nesting sites for burrow-nesting seabirds
Retain veteran and standing dead trees as roosting sites for bats
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Retain veteran and standing dead trees as roosting sites for bats
Add lime to the soil to increase fertility
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Add lime to the soil to increase fertility
Install ‘primate-proof’ garbage bins
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Install ‘primate-proof’ garbage bins
Cut large trees/shrubs to maintain or restore disturbance
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 2 studies
Cut large trees/shrubs to maintain or restore disturbance
Avoid illumination of bat commuting routes
Evidence not assessed Based on: 3 studies
Avoid illumination of bat commuting routes
Maintain lowland heathland
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Maintain lowland heathland
Provide artificial nesting sites for wildfowl
Beneficial Based on: 27 studies
Provide artificial nesting sites for wildfowl

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