shelter belt


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shelter belt

A barrier of trees or very high shrubs that provides protection against wind; Also see windbreak.
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Later in 1967-1980, moose occupied shelter belts, planted forests, and fields in areas adjacent to the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea; some even penetrated to the Crimean Peninsula in 1971 and 1976 (Dulitsky 2001).
In South Dakota, we poked along through endless snow covered corn fields and shelter belts with a dog or two and took flushing birds as they came.
NEW shelter belts and hedgerows at Pontbren Farming Group, near Llanfair Caereinion, have helped slow peak water run-offs into rivers by as much as 40%.
Here they are a problem as they can do much damage to the dikes of our reservoir from which we draw our water for the garden and shelter belts.
Creating well located shelter belts and small areas of woodland on farms can support productive agriculture," he said.
Sitting next to Snitterfield Fruit Farm, the south-facing slope is surrounded by shelter belts, protecting the vines from prevailing winds.
There are some existing small conifer and mixed shelter belts present and the application would effectively join these together to form a single larger block of woodland of 50.
Creating well located shelter belts and small areas of woodland on farms can support productive agriculture, providing shade and shelter to improve animal welfare, improving water management, and providing an alternative source of on-farm energy and timber.
Coed Cadw agrees but also wants to see small areas of new woodland across all farmland in the form of shelter belts, copses, hedges and streamside corridors.
The shelter belts occupy a relatively small area of land, so food production is not compromised.