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33,000 Miles

33,000 miles – Art exhibition to coincide with Devon Hedge Week.

14/10/11 – 30/10/11

 

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Scorpion fly detail Devon Hedgerow by Lynn Bailey
Scorpion fly detail, Devon Hedgerow

Hedgerows are the most significant wildlife habitat over large stretches of lowland UK and are an essential refuge for a great many woodland and farmland plants and animals.” Joint Nature Conservation Committee.

Devon has more hedges remaining than any other county in the UK. It is estimated that there are 53,000 km (33,000 miles) of hedge still in the county, and that we have about 20% of all the species-rich hedges left in the UK.

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