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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TR0646 : Shelterbelt by the North Downs Way by N Chadwick
TR0754 : Shelterbelt by Long Hill by N Chadwick
TQ6546 : Shelterbelt by the orchard by N Chadwick
TQ6742 : Shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TQ6742 : Shelterbelt of trees by N Chadwick
TQ7676 : A shelterbelt by Main Rd by N Chadwick
TQ7252 : Footpath by the shelterbelt. by N Chadwick
TQ6743 : Shelterbelt by Waterman's Lane by N Chadwick
TQ8365 : Shelterbelt by the railway line by N Chadwick
TQ6742 : Shelterbelt of trees by N Chadwick
TQ6941 : Shelterbelt and orchard by N Chadwick
TQ8464 : Trees by Lower Hartlip Rd by N Chadwick
TR1555 : Footpath to Nackington Rd by N Chadwick
TQ5754 : Shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TR0754 : Shelterbelt off Lower Lees Rd by N Chadwick
TQ8467 : A shelterbelt near Upchurch by N Chadwick
TR2663 : Shelterbelt by the footpath along the Little Stour by N Chadwick
TQ9664 : Shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TQ6283 : A shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TQ5170 : Shelterbelt along the byway by N Chadwick
TQ9345 : Shelterbelt by the Greensand Way by N Chadwick
TR1755 : Shelterbelt along Hode Lane by N Chadwick
TQ7343 : Orchard and shelterbelt off Goudhurst Rd by N Chadwick
TQ6055 : Shelterbelt by Crowhurst Lane by N Chadwick
TQ7252 : Shelterbelt and orchard by N Chadwick

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

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