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119 actions found

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
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
Avoid use of lead shot
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Avoid use of lead shot
Buffer in-field ponds
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Buffer in-field ponds
Connect areas of natural or semi-natural habitat
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 5 studies
Connect areas of natural or semi-natural habitat
Control bracken
Evidence not assessed Based on: 2 studies
Control bracken
Control grey squirrels
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Control grey squirrels
Control mink
Evidence not assessed Based on: 2 studies
Control mink
Control predatory mammals and birds (foxes, crows, stoats and weasels)
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 11 studies
Control predatory mammals and birds (foxes, crows, stoats and weasels)
Control scrub
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Control scrub
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
Convert or revert arable land to permanent grassland
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 8 studies
Convert or revert arable land to permanent grassland
Create beetle banks
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 24 studies
Create beetle banks
Create corn bunting plots
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Create corn bunting plots
Create open patches or strips in permanent grassland
Evidence not assessed Based on: 2 studies
Create open patches or strips in permanent grassland
Create rotational grass or clover leys
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Create rotational grass or clover leys
Create scrapes and pools
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 6 studies
Create scrapes and pools
Create skylark plots
Beneficial Based on: 11 studies
Create skylark plots
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
Enforce legislation to protect birds against persecution
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Enforce legislation to protect birds against persecution
Erect predator-proof fencing around important breeding sites for waders
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Erect predator-proof fencing around important breeding sites for waders
Exclude livestock from semi-natural habitat (including woodland)
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 8 studies
Exclude livestock from semi-natural habitat (including woodland)

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