Briefing Sheet: Ancient and veteran trees

Ancient and veteran trees (AVTs) stand in our landscapes, watching them dramatically change from medieval times…

Briefing Sheet: Badgers and hedgehogs

Species background Hedgehogs European hedgehogs are unmistakable. Small, nocturnal mammals native to the UK1,2, they live…

Briefing Sheet: Conserving Insects on Farmland

Insects are important to the ecosystem, pollinating plants and dispersing seeds, which are vital for agriculture…

Briefing Sheet: Hedgerows

We explore the importance of hedgerows to the landscape and its wildlife.