Young People’s Forest with Sabaha Hussein

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Young People’s Forest with Sabaha Hussein
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During her gap year, Sabaha Hussein completed an NCS placement with the Woodland Trust.

In this episode, Sabaha covers:

  • Environmental aspirations and getting involved with the Woodland Trust. [Starts at 1:15]
  • Taking a gap year, the NCS and gaining the Woodland Trust placement. [Starts at 4:02]
  • Activities during her placement. [Starts at 7:00]
  • Development of the Young People’s Forest at Mead. [Starts at 8:52]
  • The aims of the Woodland Trust. [Starts at 10:57]
  • Newly planted and veteran trees at Mead. [Starts at 12:09]
  • Gaining knowledge and identifying tree species. [Starts at 15:35]
  • A woodland developed by the young for the young. [Starts at 17:09]
  • Mead Fest – raising awareness of the Young People’s Forest. [Starts at 19:35]
  • Tree planting events. [Starts at 21:46]
  • Standout moments within the placement. [Starts at 24:20]
  • Facing environmental challenges as a young person. [Starts at 26:02]
  • Next steps – Swansea University. [Starts at 27:05]
  • Impact of gaining environmental knowledge. [Starts at 30:37]

Useful links

The Woodland Trust: Young People’s Forest at Mead

How to connect

Twitter – Woodland Trust

Facebook – for Young People’s Forest

Instagram – Woodland Trust

LinkedIn

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