Shared Ambition For Sustainability

Shared Ambition For Sustainability

The Duchy of Lancaster is inviting farming tenants across of its rural estates to commit to a shared ambition for sustainability by signing up to individual Memoranda of Understanding developed in partnership with each holding. The initiative is the latest in a series of measures introduced over the past 24 months to keep tenants informed […]

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900 Jubilee Trees Planted

As part of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations this year, the Duchy of Lancaster is to plant almost 900 trees across its estates in Cheshire, Lancashire, Northamptonshire, Staffordshire and Yorkshire in support of The Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC) initiative. 70 commemorative oak and pear trees have been planted across the key farm holdings and a new […]

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BASE-UK: A Knowledge-Sharing Network

As part of the ongoing drive towards encouraging greater environmental responsibility across its rural estates, the Duchy of Lancaster has invited all farming tenants to join BASE-UK, a farmer-led knowledge exchange organisation for individuals interested in regenerative agriculture. Founded in 2012, BASE-UK is an association created to help those who are passionate about the sustainability, […]

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New Pollinator Glade For Pickering

The Duchy’s Rural Team went ‘back to the land’ this month, planting a new pollinator glade around two commemorative oak trees at Pickering Woods in Yorkshire. The oak trees were planted on 2nd July 1975 by Her Majesty The Queen as Duke of Lancaster and High Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh. In preparation for […]

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