Conservation Evidence strives to be as useful to conservationists as possible. Please take our survey to help the team improve our resource.

Providing evidence to improve practice

Actions

Can't find what you're looking for? You can also search Individual Studies.

Not sure what Actions are? Read a brief description.

34 actions found

Support or maintain low intensity agricultural systems
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Support or maintain low intensity agricultural systems
Restore or maintain dry stone walls
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Restore or maintain dry stone walls
Reduce field size (or maintain small fields)
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Reduce field size (or maintain small fields)
Provide supplementary food for birds or mammals
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 25 studies
Provide supplementary food for birds or mammals
Provide refuges during harvest or mowing
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Provide refuges during harvest or mowing
Provide red squirrel feeders
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Provide red squirrel feeders
Provide otter holts
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Provide otter holts
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)
Provide or retain set-aside areas in farmland
Beneficial Based on: 54 studies
Provide or retain set-aside areas in farmland
Provide nest boxes for birds
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 10 studies
Provide nest boxes for birds
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)
Provide foraging perches (eg. for shrikes)
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Provide foraging perches (eg. for shrikes)
Provide badger gates
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Provide badger gates
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)
Plant wild bird seed or cover mixture
Beneficial Based on: 49 studies
Plant wild bird seed or cover mixture
Plant new hedges
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 8 studies
Plant new hedges
Plant nectar flower mixture/wildflower strips
Beneficial Based on: 104 studies
Plant nectar flower mixture/wildflower strips
Plant in-field trees (not farm woodland)
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Plant in-field trees (not farm woodland)
Mark bird nests during harvest or mowing
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Mark bird nests during harvest or mowing
Manage woodland edges to benefit widlife
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Manage woodland edges to benefit widlife
Manage the agricultural landscape to enhance floral resources
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Manage the agricultural landscape to enhance floral resources
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

Download these search results:

1. From:
2. Format:
3.