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What's a hedgerow?

Hedgerows can provide many benefits to farm fields. The University of California Agricultural and Natural Resources has some publications that identify some of these services that hedgerows offer:

Pacific Horticulture has an overview of urban hedgerows, including a resource list for further research. For a discussion on suburban hedgerows, explore this article from Mother Earth News.

The following are resources to help you find native plants to use in your hedgerow at home:


This page is intended to supplement material found on interpretive panels installed along the North Davis Channel environmental education areas. Curious about the other panels? Check out their pages:

PDFs of all panels are available here.