Work with Woodland Trust on current and future community woodland projects
The good folks at Woodland Trust just got in contact with us to find out of there were any transition groups actively engaged on or contemplating projects involving woodlands. Here’s their email:
Is your community preparing for environmental challenges and supporting people affected by the impacts of climate change? Are you looking to create new economic opportunities from local resources? Is your group using woodland to become more sustainable or do you have plans to get involved with woodland but don’t know where to start? If so, the Woodland Trust would love to hear all about your plans to help us explore the opportunities for community woodland in England.
We are looking for community groups that we could talk to in order to form the discovery stage of a community woodland project. We are looking for groups who have a varied focus towards resilience with one angle being woodland (or the intention to involve woodland). We would like groups to make contact with us if they are doing work that ensures that:
- communities are better prepared for environmental challenges and longer term environmental change and understand the improvements they can make to live more sustainably.
- vulnerable people affected by the impacts of climate change are able to make greener choices to help improve their quality of life.
- communities maximise the use of their assets and resources to create new economic opportunities and live more sustainably.
- communities have a greater understanding of and more opportunities to use natural resources more efficiently.
Groups should email Philippa Borrill, Project Development Manager or phone her directly on 08452 935548.