It’s not just about netting hedges – mismanagement is making our hedgerows slowly disappear completely

Jim Jones, Visiting Scientist at the Hedgelaying In the Ontario Landscape Project at the University of Waterloo and member of UK hedgerows steering group Hedgelink, says the distressing occurrence of netting of hedges by developers is not the only threat to our iconic green wildlife corridors  The hedge, a distinctive but hitherto neglected feature of…