Cornwallis Crescent Community Orchard is situated on ½ acre of land in an economically deprived area of Portsmouth. The site, destroyed by a German bomb in 1940, now now hosts about forty different kinds of fruit trees and bushes, and involves about 100 volunteers.
The Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust is the leading nature conservation charity in the two counties. They protect local wildlife and inspire people to love nature through our area’s beautiful nature reserves and their programme of events.
A small but growing group of Portsmouth citizens inspired by the Incredible Edible movement. Their vision for Portsmouth is one of fruit trees on every corner and vegetables growing around our schools, community centres and local businesses.
LuvShifting Flowers is a designer and florist that specialises in ‘living walls’. Their installations encourage you to connect more deeply with current questions – such as the air we breathe, emotional tensions and light pollution.
The Milton Neighbourhood Planning Forum is a group of local residents, councillors and businesses who want to sustain the community of Milton, its green and spacious character and its protected shoreline through appropriate development.
Pompey Living Streets are a group of residents who would like to make our streets the focal point of community again: safe, vibrant and enjoyable places to socialize, walk, cycle, play out and organise events.
Portsmouth Friends of the Earth wants to create a safer climate, flourishing nature, and healthy air, water and food, now and for future generations. They work with the local authority, and other campaign groups with this goal.
Every month people who are interested in environmental issues meet up at informal sessions known as Green Drinks. Everyone invites someone else along, so there’s always a different crowd, making Green Drinks an organic, self-organising network.
This blog is written by two women trying to be green in Portsmouth. It has lots of useful information on it about local resources and also invites people to share their tips on how to live in a sustainable way or promote something green that their business/ group is doing.
Southsea Nature Nursery offers a wide range of innovative play and learning opportunities, created wherever possible from natural resources. The children are encouraged to learn about sustainability and the importance of looking after our natural world.
Trees for Cities are a UK charity working at a national and international scale to improve lives by planting trees in cities. They help local communities revitalise forgotten spaces, create healthier environments and get excited about growing, foraging and eating healthy food.