About Llais y Goedwig

Llais y Goedwig is proud to be the voice of community woodlands in Wales. We are a 300 member strong grassroots network. Llais y Goedwig aims to represent & support community groups & practitioners across Wales.

Networking

Keeping in touch with community woodland groups

Community woodland groups are active all across Wales – the Llais y Goedwig network enables groups to be in touch with each other, to share experience and resources, to hear the latest news, to help each other solve problems and to engage in policy development.

The network also enables emerging groups to find out more about community woodlands and the help that is on offer. New groups are often keen to find out where community woodland groups are located across Wales – to find a local group look at the Llais y Goedwig members map.

The network is becoming a ‘hub’ of information, news and contacts for anyone interested in community woodlands in Wales. Read the latest news from network members on the community woodlands events listings.

Meet the Network Coordinator

The Llais y Goedwig Network Coordinator, funded by Natural Resources Wales, hosts the community woodland network from the Forestry Hub [1] in Machynlleth.

You can contact Llais y Goedwig through  Liz Mutch, the Coordinator, by email, phone, letter, social media, or at any Llais y Goedwig network event.

Many different opportunities for networking

There are many ways to meet other community woodland groups and to keep abreast of the latest news below. The best way to enjoy these is to join Llais y Goedwig, with benefits including an exclusive bi monthly round up of opportunities to your door in the form of the community woodland newsletter, and invites to local and national events.

  • Community Woodland Newsletter – a popular bi monthly round up of all the community woodland news in Wales.
  • Local Network Events – hosted by network members – great opportunities to visit other community woodlands, share skills and experience, pick up new ideas, hear from the experts. Find out about upcoming events on the community woodland event listings.
  • National Network Events – the annual LlyG Gathering brings everyone together at different locations across Wales. LlyG members also run a lively stall at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show, and other woodland festivals. Find out about upcoming events on the community woodland event listings.
  • Network member map – locate members across Wales and contact them via their website or email on the Llais y Goedwig members map.
  • Website & Social Networking – first stop online for community woodland news, resources, member blogs. Follow Llais y Goedwig on Facebook, Twitter and Flickr.
  • Enquiry Service – via the Network Coordinator you can pose any question to the network via the Llais y Goedwig enquiry service and be sure of receiving a comprehensive and helpful reply.

[1] The Forestry Hub is a an office space that houses a collective of Welsh forestry organisations, including Coed Lleol, Forest Schools Wales, Llais y Goedwig, Dyfi Woodlands and the Welsh Timber Forum and the NRW.

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