Barnsley Biodiversity Action Plan. Post-15 BAP. Updated to 2023




Traditional Orchard Habitat: Key objectives [see actions below]


Land owners and managers:

Natural England: administers stewardship grant schemes for woodland creation or improvement, tree health, or preparing woodland management plan.

Forestry Commission:


Barnsley Council as planning authority:

Voluntary groups and volunteers:

What has been done?

Older orchards

New orchards created

Marking progress:

New Community Orchards created

Proposed actions

Community orchard at Dearne Valley Country ParkApples in traditional orchard

Traditional Orchard Actions