Dec 14 2020

South West Christmas Zoom event

We held our first all-region volunteer zoom event on Thursday 10th December from 7-8.30pm. The event was attended by 28 people. The evening started with a welcome from Amanda Bealing Volunteer Development officer, explaining  the format of the evening and how to use the chat function. Rich Brown...

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Dec 11 2020

Volunteering – What it means to me?

Volunteering for the Woodland Trust - What it means to me?   I’ve only recently started volunteering with the Woodland Trust at Brynau woods, as a volunteer warden. My reason for volunteering is for several reasons, the first being my passion for nature itself. As a person...

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Dec 11 2020

Heroes for a heroic woods

Coed Ffos Las Coed Ffos Las is a young woodland bursting into life, planted on the slopes of the Gwendraeth Valley as a memorial to lives lost in the First World War. The Woodland Trust purchased the site near Llanelli in 2014. As part of the...

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Dec 08 2020

South East events go virtual!

Christmas kicked off in style in the South East on 1st December with what we hope will become a permanent fixture in our events calendar -the Christmas quiz!     Volunteer Managers and regional volunteers went head to head, answering a broad range of often tricky festive brainteasers...

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Dec 08 2020

Rhododendron zapping trial in South East

Thanks to Jim Smith-Wright, South East Outreach adviser, for writing this wonderful article.   Rhododendron is a massive problem in the South East, invading many of our most precious ancient woodlands and other habitats and denuding them of most of their value for wildlife. Controlling or removing...

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