Shelterbelts (windbreaks) :: Shared Description

A windbreak or shelterbelt is a plantation usually made up of one or more rows of trees or shrubs planted in such a manner as to provide shelter from the wind and to protect soil from erosion. They are commonly planted around the edges of fields on farms. Windbreaks are also planted to help keep snow from drifting onto roadways. Other benefits include providing habitat for wildlife and in some regions the trees are harvested for wood products.
A further use for a shelterbelt is to screen a farm from a main road or motorway. This improves the farm landscape by reducing the visual incursion of the motorway, mitigating noise from the traffic and providing a safe barrier between farm animals and the road
by N Chadwick
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TR2561 : Shelterbelt by Santon Lane by N Chadwick
TQ6941 : Orchards and Shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TL5272 : Shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TQ6939 : Shelterbelt in the hop fields by N Chadwick
TR1758 : Shelterbelt, Golf course by N Chadwick
TQ6284 : Shelterbelt by a wheat field by N Chadwick
TQ6941 : Shelterbelt and orchard, High Weald Landscape Trail by N Chadwick
TL4664 : Shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TR2559 : Shelterbelt, Perry Lane by N Chadwick
TR0855 : Shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TQ6941 : HWLT along a shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TQ8053 : Orchard & shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TQ7724 : Shelterbelt near the River Rother by Oast House Archive
TQ8664 : Shelterbelt and oilseed rape, Newington by N Chadwick
TR1952 : Shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TQ6941 : HWLT follows a shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TQ7252 : Shelterbelt and orchard by N Chadwick
TQ8463 : A row of Poplars by N Chadwick
TR1952 : Shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TQ6830 : Shelterbelt by footpath by N Chadwick
TQ6830 : A shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TL3744 : Shelterbelt, Bury Lane Fruit Farm by N Chadwick
TR2561 : Shelterbelt of trees by N Chadwick
TQ9665 : Shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TR2860 : Shelterbelt in an orchard by N Chadwick

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Created: Thu, 12 Apr 2012, Updated: Thu, 12 Apr 2012

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