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Coed Lleol (Small Woods Wales) featured in BBC Two's New Voices from Wales

8 Apr 2021

An Ystradgynlais woodland wellbeing session run by Project Officer Anna Stickland is featured on BBC Two.

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PhD awarded to Coed Lleol (Small Woods Wales) Researcher from Bangor University

9 Mar 2021

Heli Gittins explored the question: Can a woodland activity programme benefit participant wellbeing and change the way they use woods?

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Wrexham Walking Group member writes nature poem

21 Jan 2021

Read Pat Sutcliffe's poem about her experience of walking in woodlands and nature

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ITV visits Actif Woods Wales at the Woodland Skills Centre

4 Jan 2021

Watch the ITV video of participants on our Coppice Products course

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Our Connecting People and Nature project comes to an end in Merthyr Tydfil

30 Dec 2020

Our Connecting People and Nature project achieved so much over the three years it ran in Merthyr Tydfil.

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Coed Lleol welcomes Bangor University Researcher

19 Nov 2020

We are delighted to welcome Ramiga Kirupaikkumaran of Bangor University to our team.

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Gwenan’s Lockdown Nature Story

13 Aug 2020

Our Actif Woods Wales Ceredigion participant Gwenan O’Connor, was recently interviewed for the Cambrian News about her experience of our Online Nature Sessions during lockdown.

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How Gareth, a Merthyr Tydfil resident, uses nature to help his mood

29 May 2020

During lockdown we’ve been asking people in Wales and beyond about how they’re using nature to improve their wellbeing. Gareth from Merthyr Tydfil has shared with us the beautiful walks he’s been taking, as well as some great photos of what he sees along the way.

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Connect to nature with Coed Lleol during lockdown

1 May 2020

Connecting to nature isn’t usually something we do via a laptop screen. During lockdown however, we’ve all had to adapt quickly and find different ways of getting the things we need for our health and wellbeing.

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FFIT Cymru visits Actif Woods Anglesey

29 May 2019

Our Actif Woods Anglesey group meet the FFIT Cymru team for some woodland fitness.

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Small Woods are the UK organisation for woodland owners, workers, supporters, and social foresters. We stand for living, sustainable woodlands alive with wildlife, people and work. Managed and used well, small woodlands are vital to thriving local economies, wildlife, and the health and wellbeing of local communities, as well as hugely valuable in the fight against climate change.

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