Barnsley Biodiversity Trust logo Barnsley Biodiversity Action Plan. DRAFT Last Updated August 2020

Traditional Orchard Habitat: Key objectives [see actions below]


Land owners and managers:

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

Forestry Commission: licenses tree felling in agricultural and countryside settings.


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

Apples on apple tree headerCommunity orchard at Dearne Valley Country Park