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1764 actions found

Provide training for land managers, farmers and farm advisers
Evidence not assessed Based on: 1 study
Provide training for land managers, farmers and farm advisers
Provide specialist advice, assistance preparing conservation plans
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Provide specialist advice, assistance preparing conservation plans
Provide short grass for birds
Evidence not assessed Based on: 1 study
Provide short grass for birds
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)
Plant nettle strips
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Plant nettle strips
Restore or create traditional water meadows
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 22 studies
Restore or create traditional water meadows
Provide buffer strips alongside water courses (rivers and streams)
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 7 studies
Provide buffer strips alongside water courses (rivers and streams)
Raise water levels in ditches or grassland
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 13 studies
Raise water levels in ditches or grassland
Remove flood defence banks to allow inundation
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Remove flood defence banks to allow inundation
Control weeds without damaging other plants in conservation areas
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 12 studies
Control weeds without damaging other plants in conservation areas
Plant more than one crop per field (intercropping)
Evidence not assessed Based on: 5 studies
Plant more than one crop per field (intercropping)
Reduce tillage
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 46 studies
Reduce tillage
Control scrub
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Control scrub
Take field corners out of management
Evidence not assessed Based on: 1 study
Take field corners out of management
Add yellow rattle seed Rhinanthus minor to hay meadows
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Add yellow rattle seed <i>Rhinanthus minor</i> to hay meadows
Implement 'mosaic management', a Dutch agri-environment option
Evidence not assessed Based on: 2 studies
Implement 'mosaic management', a Dutch agri-environment option
Delay mowing or first grazing date on pasture or grassland
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 15 studies
Delay mowing or first grazing date on pasture or grassland
Leave uncut strips of rye grass on silage fields
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 6 studies
Leave uncut strips of rye grass on silage fields
Restore/create species-rich, semi-natural grassland
Beneficial Based on: 71 studies
Restore/create species-rich, semi-natural grassland
Use organic rather than mineral fertilizers
Beneficial Based on: 19 studies
Use organic rather than mineral fertilizers
Manage ditches to benefit wildlife
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 11 studies
Manage ditches to benefit wildlife
Undersow spring cereals, with clover for example
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 18 studies
Undersow spring cereals, with clover for example
Plant crops in spring rather than autumn
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 9 studies
Plant crops in spring rather than autumn
Raise mowing height on grasslands to benefit farmland wildlife
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 7 studies
Raise mowing height on grasslands to benefit farmland wildlife

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