Grown in Britain: Responsible Woodland Management

Grown in Britain: Responsible Woodland Management

In a further demonstration of our commitment to environmental sustainability, the Duchy of Lancaster is backing the Grown in Britain (GiB) campaign with all of its rural woodlands accredited under the scheme. Some 2,818 acres of Duchy-owned woodland in Cheshire, Lancashire, Staffordshire and Yorkshire have been certified by GiB, a non-for-profit organisation which aims to […]

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Ground-Breaking Technology At Marsden Gate

A new green energy plant at Marsden Gate Industrial Park is leading the way in providing a new clean and sustainable energy source for household and commercial use. A unique two-stage conversion process developed by Advanced Plasma Power (APP) converts household waste into BioSNG (bio-substitute natural gas). The net result is a clean, modular and […]

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Sustainable Soil Strategy

The Duchy of Lancaster recently hosted a workshop on soil management for a number of farm tenants.  The event was held at the Allerton Project, a Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust research farm in Loddington. The focus of the workshop was on soil structure, chemistry and biology and it provided an opportunity to share examples […]

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Bio-Diversity Mapped Across Yorkshire and Lancashire Surveys

The wide-ranging biodiversity audit launched last summer is well underway, with habitats on both the Lancashire and Yorkshire Surveys mapped, identified and quantified.  Carried out in partnership with Natural England and the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust, the aim of the project is to identify, map, encourage, protect and preserve appropriate habitats for wild pollinators […]

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Duchy Partners with Natural England and Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust To Protect Environmental Sustainability

   As part of its commitment to environmental sustainability, the Duchy of Lancaster is to commission a bio-diversity audit across all of its rural holdings in England and Wales. Working in partnership with Natural England and the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust, the Duchy will undertake the nationwide audit over the next two years, developing […]

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