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Woodlands2018-07-20T14:48:40+00:00

Woodlands

Making Local Woods Work is an exciting pilot project working to help support and grow woodland-based social enterprises across the UK. The project is led by the Plunkett Foundation and involves a range of fantastic partners.

We’re currently working with 50 groups at various stages of development, all of whom are looking to undertake new activity that will help to provide a range of benefits for local people, bring woodlands into active management and generate trading income. They’re all receiving support to realise their vision for their woodlands creating opportunities for jobs, leisure, and education, and to improve the health and wellbeing of local people.

How you can get involved

Over the course of the project we’ll be sharing resources, information and events that anyone with an interest in or involved with woodland social enterprise can attend, all of which will be shared via our website at www.makinglocalwoodswork.org.

We’ll be keeping people up to date with information via our newsletter, which you can sign up to by clicking here.

You can catch our latest updates on by ‘Liking’ our Facebook page or ‘Following’ us on Twitter.

You could also join the Woodland Social Enterprise Network which is a closed Facebook group for those interested and involved in social enterprise – www.facebook.com/groups/woodlandsocialenterprisenetwork

If you’d like more information you can call us on +44 (0)1993 810730 or email us at woodlands@plunkett.co.uk

Lights, Camera, Action for MLWW!

We would like to thank Stewart Boyle of One Planet Media for producing the films and, in particular, for the wonderful aerial footage which shows the landscape at it’s best:

Who are we working with?

We’re currently working with 50 woodland social enterprise groups across the whole of the UK.

Our Partners

Making Local Woods Work is funded by the Big Lottery Fund and is made up of the following partners.