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Hedgerow management, dormice and biodiversity (ENRR454)

Hedgerows are of key importance for conservation in agricultural landscapes, but changes in their management in the last few decades are likely to have had a profound negative impact on biodiversity. Dormice used to occur frequently in hedgerows and are indicators of diversity. Understanding their needs in hedgerows is a priority action in the UK dormouse Species Action Plan.

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