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Green social prescribing

19 Oct 2021

A project is underway to boost ‘green social prescribing’ - where health professionals refer service users to outdoor health initiatives for physical and mental health and wellbeing. 

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Round the world yacht race to fundraise for Coed Lleol (Small Woods Wales)

2 Jul 2021

Ceredigion woodland owner Dafydd Hughes is going to the end of the world and back again to fundraise for Coed Lleol (Small Woods Wales).

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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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Coed Lleol (Small Woods Wales) reflects on successes of 2020

29 Jan 2021

Here's a summary of what we did during the pandemic in 2020.

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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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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.

Become a Small Woods Member

Small Woods offer members a wide range of training, events and support designed to help you to make decisions about woodland management, whether you are managing it for wood fuel, timber, wildlife or recreation, or indeed a mixture.  We aim to help, whatever your motivation or stage of development.

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AGM  and Skills Share 2021

Following the success of last year, we are once more holding our AGM and Skills Share online. Providing easy access to an exciting range of talks, workshops and demonstrations. Including, new for this year - we are inviting members to host Sunday morning woodland walks across the country for you to book into and attend! 

To find out more or book a place please follow this link.