Volunteer help needed to create new disabled garden after Storm Ciara

Storm Ciara has caused chaos for many around our area, including us here at the Sustainable Land Trust. Damage caused by the storm has means we have to restore our kitchen garden and outdoor field study areas, to… Read More

RUTLAND Great turnout for climate change consultation event

The Trust welcomed over 30 residents and groups from Rutland on 28th November to discuss climate change issues and to identify priorities for the county. There was a real buzz in the room and an interest in creating… Read More

MELTON MOWBRAY Natural Capital Group: Exploring ecosystem services

Our team of ecological specialists and volunteers are carrying out surveys to identify the services that nature provides to society, starting at Burrough Court. Over the coming months, baseline surveys of carbon, soil, water, pollination, biodiversity, heritage, culture,… Read More

CHARNWOOD: Bringing new skills to old landscapes

Our work with artisans, groups schools, colleges and businesses in Charnwood Forest has helped us create an education and training plan which will enable people and communities  to develop skills and interests in protecting the natural and cultural… Read More

Bringing land owners closer to nature

We return again this year to the amazing Farm Business Innovation Show held at the NEC in Birmingham on 7th and 8th November.  Our CEO Kate Hiseman was talking about the changes to planning, farming, and the environment … Read More

Become a volunteer!

Do you want to get out more and meet with others interest in nature.  Do. do you want to learn a new skill… or perhaps get more exercise? The come and volunteer with us! We have a range… Read More

ECOSYSTEMS: Sustainable Products and Produce

We have been working hard over the winter with our beneficiaries to teach them woodland management, and we have a large quantity of firewood for sale… contact us now to order! We also have sales of eggs, pork… Read More

Leicestershire County Council grant helps disadvantaged young people gain sustainability skills

SHIRE Community Grant Enables New Learning Opportunities for Disadvantaged Young People in Leicestershire Date: 14 October 2016 The Sustainable Land Trust has been awarded £9,900 by Leicestershire County Council’s SHIRE Community Grants programme to create a classroom, workshop… Read More

National Pollinator Strategy launched

Defra launch new English strategy for bees and other pollinators 1500 insect species climb higher up the scale of importance as vulnerability of pollinators could affect England’s £100bn food industry.

New Common Agricultural Policy to benefit ecosystems

Changes to European regulations are due to be implemented in England in 2015 January 2015 sees the newest reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (fondly called the CAP).  This is thought to be the greenest CAP so far… Read More