Duffryn Woodland

Keep Wales Tidy as one of the four partners is committed to supporting the Woodland Routes to Wellbeing Project.

KWT work with volunteers to improve the woodlands working towards long term environmental changes and community commitment.  The ultimate aim over the 7 year project is to encourage members of the community to take ownership of the woodlands, improve employability and improve the environment.

There is Level 1 accredited training for 8 volunteers and NPTC training for 4 volunteers per year, selection criteria applies.

There is also the opportunity for people who do not want to pursue qualifications to take part.

As a partner in the project KWT will

  • Provide training in woodland management, tool management and maintenance.
  • Volunteering and Training Opportunities to improve Duffryn Estate Woodland.
  • Provide practical application of training in the regeneration of the woodland.
  • Work with schools to promote the importance of the natural environment.
  • Involve pupils in planting and improving the woodland.
  • Engage and involve the community of Duffryn in decisions of the development of the woodland.