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Case Study - Social Prescribing the Woodland Way

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Getting Ready for Christmas - The Woodland Way!

14 Dec 2023

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Member's visit - Norbury Park and FACE

3 Aug 2023

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National Volunteer Week - Meet Vicky

5 Jun 2023

"I have a purpose and a passion"

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Case study: Jamie in Swansea and NPT

4 May 2023

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Case study: Tom in Anglesey

5 Apr 2023

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“It's opened my eyes to what's out there”

24 Jan 2023

Heli Gittins, one of our project officers in North Wales, has recently had an article published in peer reviewed journal 'Wellbeing, Space and Society' on the long term benefits of a programme that Coed Lleol / Small Woods Wales have delivered for over a decade!

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Testimony from a tree lover!

19 Jan 2023

We spoke to Steve, who attended our 3 day AIM L3 Sustainable Woodland Management course in December at the Green Wood Centre, to find out what it's like to learn with us.

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How nature has helped a young person to manage anxiety and anger

12 Jan 2023

I was referred to Coed Lleol’s Woodland Wellbeing Project through the Sunflower Lounge Project, which supports young people who are in care or have experienced being in care in Wales. I joined this programme to get me out of the house, help with my anxiety, and to help me to feel more comfortable in group settings.

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Adventures in social prescribing!

14 Nov 2022

At the start of November, we visited UWTSD  to run a session for their year 3 Outdoor Adventure Education students. This was a great opportunity to introduce Coed Lleol  and what we do across Wales and we demonstrated the theoretical benefits of being outdoors in practice with a mindfulness and nature ID session.

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Walking with Therapy Dogs - the simple pleasure with a wide range of benefits

31 Oct 2022

This Outdoor Health activity connects people with nature and each other, with the added therapeutic benefit of walking with dogs. It's a pretty powerful combination!
 

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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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