There is strong science showing that well-structured shelterbelts and windbreaks not only support wildlife but improve productivity on farms generally. They protect stock in adverse weather and improve survival rates and health of stock (i.e. stock put on more weight and are less stressed with better shelter).  They provide habitat for small native birds and other wildlife which can help pollinate plants and control problem insects. Improved biodiversity is known to improve general farm productivity.

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Linear corridor Hunter Landcare