shelterbelt


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shel·ter·belt

 (shĕl′tər-bĕlt′)
n.
A barrier of trees and shrubs that protects against the wind and reduces erosion.
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Noun1.shelterbelt - hedge or fence of trees designed to lessen the force of the wind and reduce erosion
hedge, hedgerow - a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes
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"The proximity of development and any future development will increase pressure on the trees.The mature, native woodland shelterbelt contains a significant number of mature oak trees, which are important for biodiversity, and the historic visual setting and amenity of Deanston."
China Pakistan Working Group on forestry held its first meeting the other day in Beijing in which the two sides introduced forestry profiles and work priorities and exchanged views on issues such as wetland restoration and floodplain control, desertification control, saline-alkali land ecological restoration, shelterbelt construction, wildlife protection and discussed the prospects for cooperation.
The two sides introduced the forestry profiles and work priorities of the two countries, and exchanged views on issues such as wetland restoration and floodplain control, desertification control, saline-alkali land ecological restoration, shelterbelt construction and wildlife protection, and discussed the prospects for cooperation.
Many of us have a shelterbelt of good friends and long-term partners.
What Li refers to is called China's 'Green Great Wall,' a shelterbelt of millions of trees on the northern side of the country that started in 1978.
In seconds, he'd corralled the doe into a nearby shelterbelt. And luckily, we had permission to hunt that exact patch of timber.
Retrieves were reliable, some remarkable, with no downed bird lost, including one that glided to a cedar shelterbelt at the end of the field.
Eco-technology services: relying on the deserts of accumulated expertise, resources and team to the urban river comprehensive management of large-scale afforestation projects, sponges, urban construction and other major ecological projects to provide technology and services for the successful 2022 Winter Olympics ecological restoration project, three national North Shelterbelt renovation project provides eco-technology overall solution.
It also set out a range of strategies for farmers to reduce straw use and minimise the risk of future higher costs including increased use of slatted housing; housing modifications or greater outwintering of stock aided by shelterbelt establishment; increased growth rates to reduce the required length of housing period; increased use of alternatives to cereal straw such as sand and woodchip; and more long-term arrangements between livestock and arable farmers including 'straw for muck' deals.
This would include a shelterbelt or small areas of woodland used for your own enjoyment.
Long-eared owls can be found hunting on the ground but do like some taller trees or vegetation as a shelterbelt surrounding their hunting grounds so they can perch during the day.