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119 actions found

Reduce chemical inputs in grassland management
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 18 studies
Reduce chemical inputs in grassland management
Re-wet moorland
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Re-wet moorland
Raise water levels in ditches or grassland
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 13 studies
Raise water levels in ditches or grassland
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
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 supplementary food for birds or mammals
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 25 studies
Provide supplementary food for birds or mammals
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 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 owl nest boxes (Tawny owl, Barn owl)
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 5 studies
Provide owl nest boxes (Tawny owl, Barn owl)
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 medicated grit for grouse
Evidence not assessed Based on: 1 study
Provide medicated grit for grouse
Provide foraging perches (eg. for shrikes)
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Provide foraging perches (eg. for shrikes)
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)
Provide bat boxes, bat grilles, improvements to roosts
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Provide bat boxes, bat grilles, improvements to roosts
Provide badger gates
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Provide badger gates
Provide 'sacrificial' grasslands to reduce the impact of wild geese on crops
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 6 studies
Provide 'sacrificial' grasslands to reduce the impact of wild geese on crops
Protect individual nests of ground-nesting birds
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Protect individual nests of ground-nesting birds
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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