Forest of Avon Trust

The Charity for trees & woodlands in and around Bristol

0117 963 3383

The Forest of Avon Trust is the Bristol-based charity for local trees and woodlands. They strongly believe that trees make a huge contribution to our quality of life now and in the future. They run a range of successful projects to deliver the benefits of trees and woodlands to people in Bristol and 30 miles around.   

 

Forest of Avon Trust Services:

  • Deliver accredited Forest School training for school staff, care workers and business to inspire and involve the next generation in green spaces

  • Run wellbeing activities tailored to the needs of adults with learning disabilities, people with mental health needs, people living with dementia and young people with special needs.

  • Run tailored woodland activity days in local woodlands for businesses wishing to develop staff. (Previous clients include Rolls Royce, John Lewis Partnership among others) 

  • Provide training for communities and individuals to help them plant and care for trees and manage woodlands

  • Give advice on grants for woodland management, produce Forestry Commission approved management plans (850ha to date) and provide advice on linking timber to local markets

  • Provide Chartered Town Planning and Landscape Architect Services for those wishing to plant, or manage, trees and woodlands linked to developments in the Forest of Avon (West of England) area; and

  • Give advice on woodland creation grants and campaign for/ negotiate strategic woodland creation, in support of Forest of Avon Community Forest principles.

For details of their accredited Forest School training

For details of their supporter schemes