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Merthyr Tydfil

AnnaSince April 2016 Anna has moved from being the project officer in Treherbert to the become the Woodland Mentor in Merthyr Tydfil.  Since then she has been meeting potential partner organisations and getting to know the local woodlands. A regular group is now running with NERS, and there’s an  Taf Fechan Open session with cooking and crafts at Taf Fechan on the 29th June 2017 – all welcome! There’s  also a one day Mindfulness in woodlands  course planned for August. Details of all below.

Contact Anna on actifwoodsmerthyr@smallwoods.org.uk if you are interested in being involved in the Merthyr project; either as a partner organisation, participant or woodland activity provider.
You can also keep up to date with the latest project updates in Merthyr on the Merthyr facebook page:

Open session at Taf Fechan – 29th June 2017

Taf Fechan open session 29 June 2017Taf Fechan open session 29th June 2017_Cymraeg

We have also been working with Cyfartha Park and NERS to run training for their staff, and the NERS group is now up and running, which started on the 4th November!

Merthyr NERS Outdoor Class Poster 2017 Cymraegmerthyr-actif-woods-ners-outdoor-class-poster_english

Mindfulness in woodlands Merthyr 11th August 2017 – one day course

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Previous events:

Taster day – 25th November 2016


In July and August we ran a session with Hafal and the Wildlife Trust at their Taff Fechan Reserve and we are aiming to make this a monthly event.

Taster day – 18th August 2016:

ID That Tree

Earlier news:

There was a stakeholder planning meeting and taster day held on the 10th September 2015 at Cyfartha Castle and Park for all interested in this project.

Agenda for Stakeholder Workshop Merthyr_bilingual (pdf)

Agenda for Stakeholder Workshop Merthyr_English Agenda for Stakeholder Workshop Merthyr_Cymraeg

Cymraeg Merthyr Actif Woods Taster day poster English Merthyr Actif Woods Taster day poster


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