The Tree Council’s aims are:
· to improve the environment in town and country by promoting the planting and conservation of trees and woods throughout the United Kingdom;
· to disseminate knowledge about trees and their management;
· to act as a forum for organisations concerned with trees, to identify national problems and to provide initiatives for co-operation.
Supporting communities in rural Africa to meet their basic needs and secure vital income from trees.
A grower of perennial plants and trees with the intention of making these available for those planting food forests and forest gardens.
Moor Trees works with partners and stakeholders towards the restoration of native, broadleaved woodland in and around Dartmoor National Park.
Plymouth Tree Partnership is an alliance of community groups and local organisations working with Plymouth City Council and leading conservation bodies to promote the importance of trees as a key element of the city's regeneration programme.
This project aims to demonstrate how a conifer plantation can be replanted as a medicinal wood offering a viable and sustainable source of medicinal plant supplies, and to develop a range of expertise which can support others in establishing medicinal trees and shrubs.
We are a non-governmental organization located both – in the East in India and in the West in the UK. Seeing, Knowing, Renewing is a process we are developing for using the tools of new Science such as Complexity to look at possibilities for example Carbon reduction by both big businesses and individuals, to put together powerful ingredients for Community enrichment and social transformation.
Schumacher College was founded in 1991 on the conviction that a new and sustainable vision is needed for society, its values and its relationship to the earth. Away from the pressures of everyday life, course participants enjoy a mixture of learning and reflection, and the exchange of ideas and experiences in an environment which creates a sense of the wholeness of life. The College has an international reputation for the quality and breadth of its teaching. Its visitors find refreshment, inspiration and often, new direction, as well as being reminded that there are others who share their deepest values about life and its meaning.
The Agroforestry Research Trust is a non-profit making charity, registered in England, which researches into temperate agroforestry and into all aspects of plant cropping and uses, with a focus on tree, shrub and perennial crops. They produce several publications and a quarterly journal, sell various other relevant books, and also sell plants (particularly fruit and nut trees and bushes), seeds and Rootrainer growing containers. The Schumacher Forest Garden Project is a 2.1 acre demonstration forest garden in Dartington comprising many different levels of edible & useful species.
Plants For A Future is a resource centre for rare and unusual plants, particularly those which have edible, medicinal or other uses. We practise vegan-organic permaculture with emphasis on creating an ecologically sustainable environment based largely on perennial plants.
A project which encourages the educational use of woodlands.
A permaculture project which aims to demonstrate the value of integrating conservation woodland management techniques with organic growing, traditional skills and crafts and low-impact sustainable living.
Protecting Devon’s wildlife for the future.
Sangha means a community of spiritual friends and seva means service. Sanghaseva provides opportunities in many countries for people to work with others to give back to the world.
The UK's first town exploring how to prepare for a carbon constrained, energy lean world. TTT is a community-led initiative which is working towards the creation of an Energy Descent Action Plan for the town. The thinking behind TTT is simply that a town using much less energy and resources than we presently consume could, if properly planned for and designed, be more resilient, more abundant and more pleasurable that the present.
The first stop for all things sustainable going on in Britain & overseas.
The Naturesave Trust is funded directly from the premiums of Naturesave Policies Ltd household, travel and personal accident policies. The scope of projects funded is broad. We seek to financially assist those projects that deal with the root of a specific environmental and/or conservationist problem and those that encourage the greater commercial adoption of sustainable development.
Our work focuses on raising environmental awareness and enabling people to move towards living more sustainably. We do this primarily through running permaculture courses, creating and promoting forest garden, and giving advice and consultations. We are based within the inner city of London and more recently in west Wales.
Permaculture Design Courses: Common Circle Education offers permaculture design courses focused on community building.
An ethical business publishing free & low cost information to promote countryside careers in the UK.
Taking action to address the common root causes of social injustice, economic domination and environmental destruction. Information on the Stop GE Trees Campaign in the US.
An organisation that carries out practical conservation of the natural environment, protection and preservation of our local heritage and which is led by a dedicated committee of young people, aged 16-25 years.
Run by Trees for Health's Liz Turner - yoga classes plus yoga and nature retreats in the South Hams, including at Trees for Health's agroforestry project 'Discover Forest Foods'.