Become a Woodland Guardian

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  • The perfect green gift
  • Nurture the natural world for our children & grandchildren
  • Foster a small parcel of wildlife in Tipperary
  • ‘One generation plants the trees, another gets the shade’

Cloughjordan Ecovillage - Our Community Woodlands

In 2011, we planted more than 17,000 native trees – alder, ash, oak, sweet chestnut, birch, wild cherry and rowan.  Our aim in planting the woodland was to provide a wilderness area to nurture biodiversity.  

In the permaculture design process, we also focused on providing paths for walking, a site for woodland skills workshops, a small Celtic 8-circle stone labyrinth, fruits from fruit bearing trees and from the sub-layers of the forest and, in time, wood for fuel and crafts.

This new woodland will provide much-needed habitats for invertebrates, animals, birds, fungi, mosses and other flora.  It’s our gift to the natural world and a legacy for future generations.

We are seeking your support to nurture this community woodland through its infancy and to protect it in perpetuity.

It costs only €50 to become a Community Woodland Guardian.

As well as our heartfelt thanks, you will receive:

  • A Woodland Guardian Certificate
  • A thank you card
  • Two updates throughout the year with news and pictures of our ecovillage and woodland
  • Your name will appear in our Christmas video that goes live on 24th December on our website

See Village website for more detail