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Women in the Woods - Anna Thomas

Tir Coed | March 7, 2019

I have always loved being out in Nature. My inspiration for my Art work has for a long time been based on forms from Nature, especially in the way that things grow... The change Tir Coed made to my life was phenomenal... I would highly recommend women getting involved with the woodland sector. It is a great place to reconnect with nature, start new friendships and source inspiration.

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Women in the Woods - Anna Prytherch

Tir Coed | March 7, 2019

I currently work as Project Manager for Rural Health and Care Wales, which is funded by four health boards. Being a working mother, childcare was always a problem when they were young... I also think that within the world of Business, a gender bias still exists at boardroom / higher levels of Management. When I was approached to consider becoming a Trustee of Tir Coed, I reviewed its objectives and felt aligned to these.

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Women in the Woods - Angie Martin

Tir Coed | March 7, 2019

Is education more of a calling than a job? Well, for me the answer is yes, as I tend to see everything we do as a learning opportunity, which means that the possibilities to contribute to this process are endless... I know I approach everything in a creative way, and for me, this makes it a really enjoyable process. So, if I had to offer one piece of advice it would be …“Don’t be constrained by the imagined boundaries of a role, remember skills are transferrable, so follow your instincts and go make something your own and enjoy it!”

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HALFWAY UPDATE - Powys, Woodland Conservation and Countryside Skills Course.

Tir Coed | March 1, 2019

Time flies when you’re having fun and that certainly is the case with the Powys Woodland Conservation and Countryside Skills Course! It has so far had about every type of weather from snow to blazing sunshine and regardless what they’ve faced, our 11 committed trainees have been busy working around the estate!

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Finale of the Pembrokeshire 12 week Sustainable Woodland Management Course!

Tir Coed | February 28, 2019

The sun was out, wood fired pizza was made, hugs were given and tears were shed. The final day of the Pembrokeshire 12 week Sustainable Woodland Management Course was an emotional day for involved and the trainees didn't want it all to end!

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5 months to go

Tir Coed | February 28, 2019

581 individuals engaged in Dysgu am Goed since October 2017. With only 5 months remaining, the team are working extremely hard to book a session for the remaining schools.

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LEAF now in Carmarthenshire

Tir Coed | January 25, 2019

With the LEAF project cruising into its second year in Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys, a development year has begun in Carmarthenshire! Nancy, who is currently working on the project in Pembrokeshire, will be carrying out scoping in the county. If you would like to contact Nancy about our work in Carmarthenshire you can email her on carms@tircoed.org.uk

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The beginning of Powys' 12 week course!

Tir Coed | January 23, 2019

Powys' 12 week training course has started in the stunning Elan Valley! 9 trainees - with 3 more joining soon - have already experienced the ever changing weather of Mid-Wales, however, this hasn't dampened their spirits and we can't wait to update you on their progress over the coming weeks!

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Pembrokeshire Sustainable Woodland Management Course - Half Way Update!

Tir Coed | January 18, 2019

We are half way through the Sustainable Woodland Management Course in Pembrokeshire! Read the blog to see how the 12 trainees are getting along. Contact Nancy for any future courses in Pembrokeshire; pembsmentor@tircoed.org.uk

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Tree Planting Volunteer Day

Tir Coed | January 18, 2019

Here's Nancy's blog, telling us all about their Tree Planting Volunteer Day in Southwood Farm last week!

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