9 March 2012
Do you have time to spare to help survey traditional orchards in your local area? The People's Trust for Endangered Species is looking for volunteers across Wales this year.
2 March 2012
Take part in a survey about mistletoe (a parasite of tree branches) on fruit trees, which aims to gather useful information on management practice and attitudes, the harvest, and on any varietal preference.
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.