Llais y Goedwig – the support group for Welsh community woodlands and one we are closely involved with.
Environment Wales – without their support and grants our woodland wouldn’t look half as good, but unfortunately this organisation is shortly to be dissolved.
Torfaen Voluntary Alliance – they have always been generous to us
Keep Wales Tidy – they are always helpful with litter picking and grant support
Space Saviours – community based organisation that helps people to ‘turn an empty space into a great space’. Funded our roundhouse project.
Woodland Trust – over 200 trees have been provided by them
Natural Resources Wales – free advice on how to run a woodland
Forest Schools Wales – helping the next generation of woodland lovers find their feet
The Conservation Volunteers – really good when it comes to advice about tools and machinery
Future Learn – Nature and environment courses exploring the natural world and understanding the causes and impact of climate change.
Other woodland groups
Ruperra Trust – 150 acres of woodland with spectacular views from an ancient monument in the middle
Llangattock Community Woodlands Group– a woodland group without a woodland but a great group of volunteers
Rowan Working Horses – responsible for a lot of tree clearing in the woodland
Local community groups
Cymdeithas Twmbarlwm Society – a group who are doing a lot of good work to preserve and protect Twmbarlwm
Henllys local nature reserve – a local group doing great work in Henllys
Llanyrafon Manor – an interesting historic building in Cwmbran – not just a new town. They have an outdoor market on the last Sunday of the month and they make a lovely cup of tea as well!
Ancient Cwmbran Society – a group concerned with the archaeology of the area, particularly pre-medieval history
Gwent Ornithological Society – for those interested in birds. They have done a number of surveys in the woodland
Gwent Wildlife Trust – a well established group supporting local wildlife and part of a national network.
Torfaen Museum – Museum with information and artifact collections about Torfaen’s (Cwmbran’s borough) local history
Wild Spirit – Learn bushcraft survival skills. Our roundhouse build was lead by one of their experts.