Churchyards can be a haven for biodiversity, a showcase for God’s wonderful creation.


Resources for churchyard management

  • Caring for God’s Acre provide a wide range of resources to assist with
    sensitive churchyard management. 
  • Revd Caroline Hewlett in St Andrew's Churchyard, GrintonLocal members of the Diocesan Environment Team may be available to advice you on improving the biodiversity of your church land.
    Contact Jemima Parker, Diocesan Environment Officer.
  • Buglife and the Church of England are working together to help conserve our native insect pollinators (bumblebees, hoverflies, moths and other bees). Churches in the Leeds area are being encouraged to join in, as one of four cities where Buglife’s Urban Buzz project is about to be launched. Find out more here


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