Gwent Orchard Project
LocationCounty: Monmouthshire/Sir Fynwy & Blaenau Gwent
Nearest town or settlement: Chepstow
Contact detailsOrganisation: Gwent Wildlife Trust
Tel: 01600 740358
Website: The Gwent Orchards project 2010-2012
PartnersHeritage Lottery Fund, the Countryside Council for Wales and the Wye Valley AONB Sustainable Development Fund
Project descriptionA two year project to identify and survey heritage orchards in Gwent leading to the establishment of a database of orchards in Gwent. Local communities were encouraged to learn to identify apple varieties, prune trees in traditional orchards and manage trees and mistletoe for the benefit of wildlife.