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Hedgelaying at Sutton Ecology Centre

On Saturday 8th February, the London Borough of Sutton ran a short day course in practical hedgelaying. The course, delivered by Sutton Biodiversity Officer, Dave Warburton, started off proceedings at Sutton Ecology Centre in the Old Rectory building in Carshalton…. Continue Reading →

How the Decline of Hedgelaying has effected the British Countryside

The art of hedgelaying has been practised for hundreds of years. Traditionally used to create sturdy barriers to secure livestock and to give them shelter from the wind, they also provide invaluable habitat, and more importantly, connectivity for many species…. Continue Reading →

Hedgelaying at Anton Crescent Wetlands

 On Tuesday 20th January the Sutton Nature Conservation Volunteers were carrying out the traditional practice of hedgelaying at Anton Crescent Wetlands.  Hedgelaying is typically carried out on agricultural sites to provide boundaries for fields or to keep livestock enclosed. But… Continue Reading →

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