Llynfi Valley Woodland Creation Project

  • View of the town of Maesteg from the area where new woodland will be created.
    View of the town of Maesteg from the area where new woodland will be created.
  • View of the Llynfi valley, towards the community of Bryn
    View of the Llynfi valley, towards the community of Bryn
Case Study Information
Description: 
Creation of 30 hectares of woodland on former mining land, with a view to improving the health and wellbeing of the local population.
Progress so far: 

The project has secured a grant from the Welsh Government's Nature Fund, with a landscape architect appointed to develop a masterplan for the new woodland. Community consultation has begun. The aim is to begin planting in late 2015.

Further information
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