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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TQ9245 : Orchard and shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TQ6445 : Shelterbelt and orchard by N Chadwick
TQ6446 : Shelterbelt, Moat Farm by N Chadwick
TQ6546 : Shelterbelt by the orchard by N Chadwick
TQ6548 : Shelterbelt in an orchard by N Chadwick
TQ6448 : Trees by Tonbridge Rd by N Chadwick
TQ8024 : Orchard and shelterbelt, Ewhurst Green by N Chadwick
TQ8463 : Shelterbelt near Hartlip by N Chadwick
TQ8563 : Shelterbelt beyond a fruit orchard by N Chadwick
TQ7676 : A shelterbelt by Main Rd by N Chadwick
TQ7252 : Footpath by the shelterbelt. by N Chadwick
TQ7252 : Shelterbelt and orchard by N Chadwick
TQ7252 : Shelterbelt and orchard by N Chadwick
TQ6283 : A shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TQ6284 : Shelterbelt by a wheat field by N Chadwick
TQ6941 : HWLT along a shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TQ6941 : Shelterbelt and orchard by N Chadwick
TQ6941 : HWLT follows a shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TQ7343 : Orchard and shelterbelt off Goudhurst Rd by N Chadwick
TQ9345 : Orchard blossom and shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TQ9345 : Shelterbelt by the Greensand Way by N Chadwick
TQ8464 : Trees by Lower Hartlip Rd by N Chadwick
TQ8463 : A row of Poplars by N Chadwick
TQ8467 : A shelterbelt near Upchurch by N Chadwick
TQ8664 : Shelterbelt and oilseed rape, Newington by N Chadwick

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

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