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Wood Products & Brand Development, Knoydart Dec 2013
CWA Enterprising Woods supported training for project member Knoydart Forest Trust. The aim was to enable Knoydart Forest Trust and partners to develop a strategy for small product for local tourism markets.
 
Health in Woods Seminar, Lochgilphead November 2013
As part of the CWA Enterprising Woods project, CWA ran a Health in Woods seminar in partnership with CWA members, Blarbuie Woodland Enterprise and Abriachan Forest Trust and NHS Highland. The seminar included presentations from partners involved in delivering health-based activities within community woodlands plus workshops and discussions including how to set up activities, practical activity sessions and a site visit to Blarbuie Woods.
 
Forest Gardening Workshop, Ullapool October 2013
As part of the CWA Enterprising Woods project CWA teamed up with Ullapool Community Trust for a one day practical forest gardening workshop at Leckmelm Woods.
 
Wood Product Workshop, Lochgilphead March 2013
This report provides an overview of the 2 day woodland product workshop that took place in Argyll, March 2013. CWA teamed up with the Big Tree Society with funding from Highlands and Islands Enterprise to deliver a workshop that was practical, informative, challenging and fun.
 
Growing and Harvesting Food in Community Woodlands Seminar Report, Torridon April 2013
As part of the CWA Enterprising Woods project, CWA brought together community woodlands, crofters, forest gardeners, foragers and other experts to deliver a 2 day seminar covering growing and harvesting food in community woodlands.
 
Traditional Woodsman Skills, Helmsdale, 2013
As part of the CWA Enterprising Woods project - Timber Products and Skills, CWA teamed up with Helmsdale Charcoal & Coppice to run their Level 3 Traditional Woodsman course. The 5 day course covered, both in theory and in practice, techniques relating to coppicing and a variety of greenwood crafts and skills.
 
Health in Woods Proposal
The CWA Employability Services project supported 10 highland based CWA members with regards to developing social enterprise and employability opportunities. 3 key themes emerged from the project to be taken forward through the Enterprising Woods project. This proposal concentrates on capturing and developing models of working with people suffering from poor mental health.
 
Growing Woodlands Proposal
The CWA Employability Services project supported 10 highland based CWA members with regards to developing social enterprise and employability opportunities. 3 key themes emerged from the project to be taken forward through the Enterprising Woods project. This proposal concentrates on growing woodlands and the opportunities to grow food.
 
Wood Products and Skills Proposal
The CWA Employability Services project supported around 10 Highland based CWA members with regards to developing social enterprise and employability opportunities.
This proposal concentrates on developing and supporting timber products as a value added product from community woodlands.
 
Money Tree Part 3, Dunnet, Mar 2012
The Social Enterprise Academy adapted and ran their 2 day Partnership for Enterprise module as part of the CWA Employability Services project.
 
Money Tree Part 2, Inverness, Feb 2012
The Social Enterprise Academy adapted and ran their 2 day Marketing your Social Enterprise module as part of the CWA Employability Services project.
 
Money Tree Part 1, Knoydart, Sep 2011
The Social Enterprise Academy adapted and ran their 2 day Managing Finance, Generating Income as part of the CWA Employability Services project.
 
Wood Products Workshop, Milton CWT, Aug 2011
A practical, hands-on follow up to the seminar in March 2011. It aimed to enable participants to share ideas and skills and learn how to put together a strategy for wood product development for their woodland.
 
Wood Products Seminar, Milton, Mar 2011
This one day seminar was sparked by discussion held through the CWA Employability Services Project and the results from a report commissioned by Highlands and Islands Enterprise to undertake market research into community woodland groups and timber products. The seminar provided an opportunity for to take a general look into production, the requirements of the retail sector, how other social enterprises have approached production, how to decide what to produce and then how to develop a product. A panel of contributors from the sector and support organisations were on hand to share their experience and expertise.

 
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