Orchard Planting event near Buckfastleigh

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

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.

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!

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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