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34 actions found

Plant nectar flower mixture/wildflower strips
Beneficial Based on: 105 studies
Plant nectar flower mixture/wildflower strips
Provide or retain set-aside areas in farmland
Beneficial Based on: 54 studies
Provide or retain set-aside areas in farmland
Plant wild bird seed or cover mixture
Beneficial Based on: 49 studies
Plant wild bird seed or cover mixture
Provide supplementary food for birds or mammals
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 25 studies
Provide supplementary food for birds or mammals
Provide nest boxes for bees (solitary bees or bumblebees)
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 14 studies
Provide nest boxes for bees (solitary bees or bumblebees)
Manage ditches to benefit wildlife
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 11 studies
Manage ditches to benefit wildlife
Provide nest boxes for birds
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 10 studies
Provide nest boxes for birds
Plant new hedges
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 8 studies
Plant new hedges
Connect areas of natural or semi-natural habitat
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 5 studies
Connect areas of natural or semi-natural habitat
Increase the proportion of semi-natural habitat in the farmed landscape
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 5 studies
Increase the proportion of semi-natural habitat in the farmed landscape
Make direct payments per clutch for farmland birds
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Make direct payments per clutch for farmland birds
Provide refuges during harvest or mowing
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Provide refuges during harvest or mowing
Manage the agricultural landscape to enhance floral resources
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Manage the agricultural landscape to enhance floral resources
Provide other resources for birds (water, sand for bathing)
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Provide other resources for birds (water, sand for bathing)
Mark bird nests during harvest or mowing
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Mark bird nests during harvest or mowing
Apply 'cross compliance' environmental standards linked to all subsidy payments
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Apply 'cross compliance' environmental standards linked to all subsidy payments
Reduce field size (or maintain small fields)
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Reduce field size (or maintain small fields)
Manage stone-faced hedge banks to benefit wildlife
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Manage stone-faced hedge banks to benefit wildlife
Restore or maintain dry stone walls
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Restore or maintain dry stone walls
Protect in-field trees (includes management such as pollarding and surgery)
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Protect in-field trees (includes management such as pollarding and surgery)

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