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Centre for Alternative Technology

A pioneer in demonstrating greener building and living; lots of examples and education courses.

Well worth a visit, easy to get to by train.

Courses at CAT, either short weekend courses for a particular interest -
hands-on and theoretical
OR, to improve your career in the area of low-energy building
 

 

Machynlleth
01654 705 950

E U Skills

They have grants for small waste firms to take on young people. Also co-ordinate other training in the gas, power, water and waste management sector.

Incredible Edible Todmorden

This positive and imaginative community effort into growing fruit flowers and veg, all over the town, started in 2008, and aims to increase the amount of local food grown and eaten. Local businesses, schools, farmers and the whole community are all involved, school children are even growing greens in the graveyard near their school. So. learning, growing eating and sharing all going on in an ad hoc way - this has inspired communities all over the world.

 

 

Todmorden,

National Wildflower Centre

Charitable and educational promoter of wildflower habitats.

Sadly, as of November 2016, this charity ceased business.

We have left the link up as there was some hope that parts of the charity could be saved.

Liverpool
0151 738 1913

Plantlife

Works to protect wild plants.

14, Rollestone St
Salisbury
01722 342730

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

– places to see birds in shropshire. Count your garden birds in their annual Big Garden Birdwatch survey. 
 

Woodland Trust

Charity that acquires and protects native UK woodlands,