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hedge

noun caution, circumspection, course of prooection, equivocation, hesitancy, hesitation, instrumentality of protection, means of protection, method of protection, prevention against loss, prevention of downside, protection against loss, safeguard
Associated concepts: hedge laws, hedges encroaching on another, hedge against inflation, notice of appeal as hedge against loss, person's property

hedge

verb be careful, be cautious, border, bound, circle, circumscribe, compass, conceal, cover, delimit, delineate, demarcate, divide, dodge, edge, enclose, encompass, ensphere, evade, fence, flank, girdle, guard, hide, limit, mark off, outline, play safe, render safe, ring, safeguard, screen, shelter, shield, surround
See also: deceive, equivocate, evade, outbalance, parry, prevaricate, protection, shelter, tergiversate
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Fay Vass, chief executive of the BHPS, explained: "This is an exciting opportunity for someone to join a well-run, lively project to help hedgehogs, and to join the exclusive but growing group of hedgehog officers across the country.
They will opportunity difference iconic species genuine Deborah The hedgehog officer role is for a fixed period of a year initially and serves part of efforts to boost Britain's declining hedgehog population.
The ideal hedgehog hibernation spot is in deep dense undergrowth where a safe sheltered hollow can ensure that they are undisturbed.
With hedgehog numbers in decline, getting involved is more important now than ever.
Create hedgehog highways - Cut a five-inch squared hole in your fence or dig a channel under garden boundaries to allow them to roam across a large area.
Fay Vass Chief Executive British Hedgehog Preservation Society Hedgehog House Dhustone Ludlow
The hedgehog improvement area, around Solihull's Elmdon Park in the West Midlands, will be managed by a volunteer team of wildlife guardians.
The attraction to the animals may have started with a video game -- ''Sonic'' is a blue hedgehog who runs at supersonic speeds and curls into a ball to attack its enemies -- but it has grown through people sharing pictures of their pets on social media and elsewhere online.
BHPS chief executive Fay Vass says: "There is so much the gardener can do to help hedgehogs, and with hedgehog numbers in decline it is more important now than ever.
Whether it's a reduction of 35 million or 10 million, the fact remains that the hedgehog population is declining at an alarming rate," said ecologist Hugh Warwick.
It will shed light on the interesting life of the Ethiopian hedgehog, the only indigenous hedgehog in Qatar," Dr Nobuyuki Yamaguchi, assistant professor in Animal Ecology, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, told Gulf Times.