ABOUT US

Tir Coed is a charity that engages people with woodlands through volunteering, training and bespoke activities that increase well-being, develop skills and improve woodlands for the benefit of everyone

Get Involved

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Over the past 20 years Tir Coed has developed a comprehensive engagement model that supports people as they develop, from first step engagement through to employment. All of the work carried out by volunteers and trainees improves the health of the woodland and its accessibility for the benefit of the whole community.

Our aim

VISION

Thriving sustainable rural communities integrated with the natural environment.

MISSION

To unlock the potential of woodlands to provide a community facility, educational and health activities, and to create job opportunities for disadvantaged individuals in rural Wales. With the aim to make positive lasting change.

Tree 100% engaged with the natural environment 65% said they felt optimistic during the project 80% of respondents felt they were more equipped to take on responsibilities 88% of respondents felt they were learning job specific skills

Our model

Over the last 20 years Tir Coed have become experts on how best to engage people with woodland activities. The following model shows the theory of change our participants have progressed through time and time again:

TIR COED ENGAGEMENT MODEL

Toc Progression

History

Working with communities and woodlands since 1998

History Tree

Our team

Meet the team

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Ffion Farnell
FFION FARNELL
Chief Executive Officer
Teresa Walters
TERESA WALTERS
Development Director
Helen Gethin
HELEN GETHIN
Finance Director
Fay Hollick
FAY HOLLICK
Administration and Finance Officer
Steve Adams
STEVE ADAMS
Communications and Marketing Manager
Angie Martin
ANGIE MARTIN
Accreditation Manager
Anna Dauksta
ANNA DAUKSTA
Training and Accreditation Officer
Cath Seymour
CATH SEYMOUR
Project Manager
Gill Ogden
GILL OGDEN
Development Officer
Eleri Phillips
ELERI PHILLIPS
PhD Student
Steve Parkin
STEVE PARKIN
Ceredigion Mentor
Cath Rigler
CATH RIGLER
Ceredigion Activity Leader
Jonathan Stevie Stevenson
JONATHAN STEVIE STEVENSON
Ceredigion Activity Leader
Nancy Hardy
NANCY HARDY
Carmarthenshire Co-ordinator
Ben Burrage
BEN BURRAGE
Carmarthenshire Activity Leader
Peter Lee-Thompson
PETER LEE-THOMPSON
Carmarthenshire Activity Leader
Nancy Hardy
NANCY HARDY
Pembrokeshire Mentor
Emily Wilson
EMILY WILSON
Pembrokeshire Activity Leader
Thomas Haskett
THOMAS HASKETT
Pembrokeshire Activity Leader
Anna Georgiou
ANNA GEORGIOU
Elan Links Volunteer & Training Co-ordinator
Gayle Atherfold-Dudley
GAYLE ATHERFOLD-DUDLEY
Powys Mentor
Hazel Osbourne
HAZEL OSBOURNE
Powys Activity Leader
Jenna Hyatt
JENNA HYATT
Carmarthenshire Mentor
Simon Lovatt
SIMON LOVATT
Ceredigion Co-ordinator
Iona Blockley
IONA BLOCKLEY
Elan Valley Activity Leader
Vic Pardoe
VIC PARDOE
Elan Valley Activity Leader
Beth Osman
BETH OSMAN
Pembrokeshire Co-ordinator

Trustees

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Anna Prytherch (Chairperson) | Guy Evans | Hannah Wilcox Brooke 

Leila Sharland | Roger Thomas | Ross Lister 

Tabitha Binding | Sue Gineley

FREELANCE TUTORS

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Our partners

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Supporters & Funders

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