Bio-Diversity Mapped Across Yorkshire and Lancashire Surveys

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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Access Restored To Dunraven Bay

As the owner of more than 36,000 hectares of foreshore around its historic estates, the Duchy of Lancaster is often approached for permissions to carry out essential remedial and improvement works. Last year, this included a project by Vale of Glamorgan Council to repair and restore the slipway at Dunraven Bay, Southerndown. Over time, the […]

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Hive of Activity

Following the launch of the Duchy’s new Beekeeping Grant last year, a number of families across the country have taken up the challenge and are now actively keeping bees. For many this is a real family affair, providing a great opportunity for the younger generation to learn about bee keeping and the importance of bees […]

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