BRINGING WOODLANDS TO LIFE

What we do

Discover local woodland projects, learn woodland skills, find support to manage your own small woodland, and improve your health and wellbeing outdoors - with Small Woods. 

  • Training and Events - for woodland managers, enthusiasts and apprentices
  • Advice and Information - sustainable woodland management, woodland economy, woodland wildlife, and social forestry
  • Woodland Projects - promoting woodland management, coppice restoration, social forestry, biodiversity, health & wellbeing in woodlands, and community woodland support
  • Sustainable Woodland Management - promoting and support the sustainable management of small woodlands for the benefit of wildlife and people
  • Social Forestry - opening opportunities to improve health and wellbeing through woodland activities
  • Small Woods Member scheme - offering woodland management support and advice, a quarterly Small Woods magazine, discounts of courses and events and more. 
  • Woodland Research - to improve the understanding, awareness and sustainability of small woodlands now and for future generations

Small Woods work across the UK delivering woodland activities in England, Wales and Scotland.

Courses
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Knife Making

  • The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR
  • 06 Mar 2021 - 06 Mar 2021
Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife. more...

Events
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ELMS Workshop - Suffolk Claylands

  • Online
  • 20 Jan 2021 - 20 Jan 2021
Small Woods is running a Test & Trial Project to help shape Defra's future grant policy and identify ideas for additional support for small woodland owners and managers. Help shape Defra's New Environmental Land Management Scheme (ELMS) by signing up to an upcoming Small Woods workshop.

14 January 2021: The Cotswolds region
20 January 2021: Suffolk Claylands
27 January 2021: South West Peak District & Churnet Valley
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