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109 actions found

Reduce number of livestock
Beneficial Based on: 16 studies
Reduce number of livestock
Allow shrubland to regenerate without active management
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 15 studies
Allow shrubland to regenerate without active management
Sow seeds
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 14 studies
Sow seeds
Increase number of livestock
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 13 studies
Increase number of livestock
Use fences to exclude livestock from shrublands
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 12 studies
Use fences to exclude livestock from shrublands
Use herbicide to control grass
Unlikely to be beneficial Based on: 9 studies
Use herbicide to control grass
Use herbicide to control bracken
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 8 studies
Use herbicide to control bracken
Cut to control bracken
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 8 studies
Cut to control bracken
Cut/mow to control grass
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 5 studies
Cut/mow to control grass
Strip topsoil
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 5 studies
Strip topsoil
Reinstate the use of traditional burning practices
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 4 studies
Reinstate the use of traditional burning practices
Use cutting/mowing to mimic grazing
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 4 studies
Use cutting/mowing to mimic grazing
Cut trees and apply herbicide
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 4 studies
Cut trees and apply herbicide
Cut and apply herbicide to control bracken
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 4 studies
Cut and apply herbicide to control bracken
Add topsoil
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 4 studies
Add topsoil
Spread clippings
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 4 studies
Spread clippings
Change type of livestock
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Change type of livestock
Cut trees
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Cut trees
Cut trees and use prescribed burning
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Cut trees and use prescribed burning
Cut/mow to control grass and sow seed of shrubland plants
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Cut/mow to control grass and sow seed of shrubland plants
Plant individual plants
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Plant individual plants
Plant turf
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Plant turf
Add sulphur to soil (alongside planting/seeding)
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Add sulphur to soil (alongside planting/seeding)
Strip/disturb topsoil (alongside planting/seeding)
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Strip/disturb topsoil (alongside planting/seeding)
Shorten the period during which livestock can graze
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Shorten the period during which livestock can graze

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