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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TG1004 : Shelterbelt, Crogham Farm by N Chadwick
TL5478 : Shelterbelt, Bridge Fen by N Chadwick
TR2458 : Shelterbelt and orchard by N Chadwick
TQ9245 : Orchard and shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TQ6742 : Footpath by a shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TQ6742 : A shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TR2860 : Shelterbelt in an orchard by N Chadwick
TQ9665 : Shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TQ9220 : Shelterbelt near Rye by N Chadwick
TR1755 : Shelterbelt along Hode Lane by N Chadwick
TR2561 : Footpath along shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TQ8465 : Shelterbelt near Breach by N Chadwick
TQ8665 : Shelterbelt in oilseed rape by N Chadwick
TQ9093 : Shelterbelt, Ballards Gore Golf Course by N Chadwick
TQ7039 : Shelterbelt in an orchard by N Chadwick
TQ8463 : Shelterbelt near Hartlip by N Chadwick
TQ8024 : Orchard and shelterbelt, Ewhurst Green by N Chadwick
TQ6448 : Trees by Tonbridge Rd by N Chadwick
TR1555 : Orchard and shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TL5165 : Shelterbelt, Frolic Farm by N Chadwick
TR2561 : Footpath along a shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TQ9729 : Shelterbelt along field drain by N Chadwick
TQ6340 : Shelterbelt of trees by the Tunbridge Wells Circular Path by N Chadwick
TQ7622 : Shelterbelt by N Chadwick
TQ6548 : 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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