Native Woodland Trust: Branching Out

While we may face crises all around us, an opportunity has arisen to join one of Ireland’s leading
environmental charities in the fight to reverse the effects of biodiversity and habitat loss as they
form their first local branches in Roscommon, Westmeath and Wicklow.

The Native Woodland Trust (NWT) is a registered Irish charity which is successfully driving initiatives
to reverse these trends through the adoption of sites across the country in order to protect them
from harm, neglect or development. Whether it’s helping ancient woodlands to spread for the first
time in hundreds of years or planting brand new native woodlands, the NWT likes to involve local
volunteers every step of the way.

From collecting native seed from our oldest woodlands, planting
them out and looking after them while they establish, to hosting a wide range of educational events
that suit all ages – it’s all about creating spaces that serve nature and local communities.
Right now is the perfect time to get involved, as the NWT plans to set up their first locally-led

The aim is to ensure local interests are included and local communities can derive
maximum benefit from the ongoing woodland expansion efforts at three of their sites across
Roscommon, Westmeath and Wicklow.

For more information, or to RSVP to their inaugural meetings, please feel free to email Jeremy Casey

Branch Meeting Venue and Date NWT Site Location

Roscommon 24 October 2022 from 7PM
St. John’s Community Centre, Lecarrow, Co.

Westmeath 25 October 2022 from 7PM

Kilbeggan Harbour Building, Abbeybrook, Co.

Wicklow 26 October 2022 from 7PM

Brockagh Resource Centre, Glendalough, Co. Wicklow

Laragh, Co. Wicklow


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