About the workshop
The workshop was hosted by Wooplaw Community Woodland, and chaired by Donald McPhillimy and Angela Mercer.
It consisted of ten people around a table, during the weekend which marked Wooplaw Community Woodland's twentieth anniversary as one of Scotland's pioneering community woodlands.
The people taking part were:
Anna Craigen - Community Liaison and Education Officer, Borders Forest Trust; director, Wooplaw Community Woodland
Bob Fleet - green woodworker; wood turner; director, Wooplaw Community Woodland
Ed Iglehart - artist and environmental activist; founder member, South West Community Woodlands
Nigel Lowthrop - founder, Hill Holt Wood
Donald McPhillimy - woodland consultant; director, Reforesting Scotland; founder member of Wooplaw Community Woodland
Angela Mercer - long-term active member of Wooplaw Community Woodlands, Borders Forest Trust, and the Community Woodlands Association
Ulrich Leonig - founder of the Centre for Human Ecology
Bob Stock - director, Wooplaw Community Woodland
Mike Trevett - director of Action for Change, a social enterprise business
Emma Chapman - writer - was present to help record the event