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Orchard Planting event near Buckfastleigh Free BBQ lunch included!

Date: Monday 12th of February 2018
Time: 10.30am-4pm
Location: Camphill Farm, Merrifield Road, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0HE

Description

Learn how to carry out orchard planting at this free, practical volunteer task day with the Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project and Camphill Farm. Come and help us replace trees into this traditional orchard on the edge of Buckfastleigh.

As this event is in half term, we would like to inform you that the activity is suitable for age 14+, under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

On the day

Tea, coffee and a BBQ lunch will be provided. Wear suitable clothing and sturdy footwear. No dogs.

Orchards are an important habitat for foraging greater horseshoe bats, and this orchard is close to an important greater horseshoe bat maternity roost. Come along to help your local bats and to hear more from project staff about why orchards matter!

Booking details

Places limited – to book yours, email bats@devonwildlifetrust.org or phone 01392 260849.

Useful links;

Orchard linkĀ website

Bat Project Orchard Guide

Camphill Devon Community

 

Orchard tree

Orchard tree

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