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a row of trees planted to protect an area from the wind
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Nearby views from the A811 are broken up by landscape features such as plantations, shelter belts, boundary trees and hedging and farm houses and buildings.
The environmental work has also benefited the farming side of the business, with shelter belts created.
A steep-sided valley is interspersed with areas of planted coniferous shelter belts rising to around 1,700 ft at the summit.
PhD student Pip Jones is taking the model ewes' temperatures as she moves them around the fields of Bangor University's research farm, comparing places where trees, hedgerows and shelter belts are grown with areas where there is no shelter.
PhD student Pip Jones is taking the model ewes' temperatures as she moves them around the fields of Bangor University's research farm, comparing places where hedgerows and shelter belts are grown with areas where there is no shelter.
Add to all of this the crazy EU policies which take away payments from farmers when they work to drain floodwaters naturally by planting sensible, environmentally-friendly shelter belts of trees, which Brussels bureaucrats class as "unwanted vegetation" and you have a recipe for disaster.
Farmers have been plowing up prairie grass, draining wetlands and bulldozing shelter belts in a rush to get even more corn in the ground.
Following that, you can decide whether or not to construct elements like paths, ponds, shelter belts, swales, and other possible aspects of your edible forest landscape.
She said developing and applying water management techniques like desalination, saving and reusing treated water, fixating soils through the use of sand fences, shelter belts, woodlots and windbreaks, enabling native tree growth through selective pruning of shrub shoots and enriching soil through plantation, can help in this regard.
NEW shelter belts and hedgerows at Pontbren Farming Group, near Llanfair Caereinion, have helped slow peak water run-offs into rivers by as much as 40%.