11 November 2011
Orchard wildlife article features in British Wildlife Magazine!
12 September 2011
A new, simple 'how to' guide for communities wanting to start up, share or save their own community orchards that could help reverse the national decline in traditional orchards has been published.
16 August 2011
Fruitful Scotland community orchard starter pack and mixed heritage fuit trees suitable for Scotland.
16 August 2011
Grow your own orchard with Fruitful Schools school orchard kit and mixed fruit trees.
Kits available include varieties both suitable for Scotland and England
15 August 2011
The Community Orchards Handbook shows groups and individuals how to start their own community orchard, from getting support, tackling legal issues and access to organising working parties and selling produce.
20 July 2011
Read about the National Orchard Habitat Conference, Orchards - past, present and future took place at Homme House, Much Marcle on Wednesday 20th July.
4 July 2011
The Somerset Biodiversity Partnership will be 'Keeping South Somerset Orchards Alive' thanks to funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, South Somerset District Council and Somerset County Council. The two year project will aim to reverse the decline in our traditional orchards and make them better habitats for wildlife.
29 June 2011
The Noble Chafer, which is classified as vulnerable throughout the UK, has been re-discovered living in old plum tree orchard near Buckinghamshire’s border with Bedfordshire.
27 June 2011
Read the transcript of the debate about community orchards that took place on 27th June 2011.
14 June 2011
Taking a bird’s eye view of England’s traditional orchards has enabled conservationists to put one of the most important wildlife habitats
back on the map.