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Woodland Ways mission:


Education for sustainable development through local action and global awareness.


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This month's Tree Quotation


“Rilke wrote: 'These trees are magnificent, but even more magnificent is the sublime and moving space between them, as though with their growth it too increased.”



René Karl Wilhelm Johann Josef Maria Rilke (4 December 1875 – 29 December 1926),
shortened to Rainer Maria Rilke (German: [ˈʁaɪnɐ maˈʁiːa ˈʁɪlkə]), was an Austrian poet and novelist



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Trustee Handbook

Trustees Handbook

The trustees handbook is intended to provide information to help trustees perform their role, and to inform prospective trustees, Woodland Ways members and others.

Handbook cover sheet


The contents of our handbook

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Woodland Ways constitution


How we organise the business of our charity

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Selecting our Trustees


How we do it

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The role of Trustees


The responsibilities and care we have to exercise

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Access to our woodland


Planning for access and use of our woodland community spaces

View or download a .pdf copy here....

See also...


Our education policy  |   Our equality & inclusion policy  | Our complaints procedures



Other useful information for Trustees on our web pages...


Our document archive:


  • Risk Management


  • Business planning toolkit for the voluntary sector


  • A charity risk toolkit


  • Action on mental health - supporting our woodland visitors


  • Securing bio-diversity


Read more here...