This report calls for the current Hedgerow Regulations to be improved to give local authorities more powers to protect hedgerows that are valued in their local landscape and community. CPRE's survey showed 42 per cent of local councils want hedgerow protection rules to be made simpler to help them achieve this. CPRE believe with the right improvements, Hedgerows Regulations will become an even more effective means of protecting England’s important hedgerows.
England's hedgerows: don't cut them out!
Making the case for better hedgerow protection
- A4, 40pp
- August 2010
- PDF: England?s hedgerows: don?t cut them out!