Tree Spirit (reg. charity No. 801511): a voluntary
active group, planting and growing trees for our future.
We combine practical conservation with a holistic
approach - raising awareness and respect for trees.
Treespirit is neither politically nor religiously biased
& we hope we cross these artificial divides. We welcome
any articles, poems, drawings or letters or stories &
legends based on the theme of trees for publication
in our magazine.
Trees for Life: a must visit for anyone interested in,
or nuts about, trees!
International Tree Foundation: established 80 years,
this the ITF works towards a world richer in trees, by
planting, preserving and educating people on the value
of trees worldwide. A UK registered charity, ITF
members work in their local communities and on a global
scale, ITF tree planting grants help the world's poorest
environments and societies.
Long Wood Community Woodland, Lampeter:
Netzkraft: International network of persons and groups
who commit themselves - socially, politically,
ecologically or spiritually:
Common Circle Education offers permaculture courses.
Natural health and lifestyle green living directory
Greenfield Creations 'The home of creative, eco-friendly
CAT - Centre for Alternative Technology The pioneering
centre dedicated to all technologies that help us live
in harmony with our planet. The centre shows these
technologies in action and has an education facility
that helps disseminate such information to all who are
UK Pagan Links: what it says in the title! A
comprehensive site with with an A-Z of related links.
The Green Providers Directory: a large site providing a
huge, not-for-profit resource for finding green, organic
and fair trade goods and services. The site features
links to renewable energy suppliers, organic health and
beauty products, fair trade clothing, gifts and
household goods, ethical careers and a wide range of
services including carbon offsetting, sustainable
building, lift sharing and paper recycling.
Wildlife & Countryside Services: a vast site with
information on everything from wildlife gardening to
woodland management to ecological consultancy and
environmental education - a valuable resource indeed.
Geyser Heat Pump - Save on your water energy bills with energy efficient geyser heat pumps.
Sites with local relevance to
Boduan Sanctuary Wood...
Llyn.info: A local website containing all the
information you might need when planning a trip to the
Llyn Peninsula, or indeed, to Boduan Sanctuary Wood!
Sites with information on
Death, Dying and Burials...
Howard Kimberley, non-religious ceremony organiser:
The Natural Death Centre offers information about
woodland burials, do-it-yourself burials, coffins,
ceremonies and legal issues, and advice on all aspects
of death, bereavement and burial. www.naturaldeath.org.uk
The Association of Natural Burial Grounds (ANBG) was
established by The Natural Death Centre in 1994. Its
aims and objects have remained unchanged. It seeks to
assist people in the process of establishing sites, to
provide guidance to burial ground operators and to
represent its members as a whole, and, not least, the
Association has a Code of Practice for members thus
providing the public with assurance as to long-term
What to do after a death in England and Wales Very
useful and detailed information (in PDF format) of
everything that you might need to know, or to do, when
somebody you know dies.
General Register Office: direct to the Register of
Births, Deaths and Marriages.
The Bereavement Register: an organisation that will
remove from databases and mailing lists the details of
people who have died.
The Bereavement Services Portal: a very useful website
offering links to cemetaries, crematoria, for trade and
personal purposes. They also have a wonderful page
where you can put up an on-line memorial dedicated to
your loved one.
Cancer Backup: an excellent website, very sensitively
written, providing an immense amount of information on
everything you might need to know about cancer from the
point of view of a sufferer, loved one, family member or
trusted friend. www.cancerbackup.org.uk/Resourcessupport/
Free Bereavement Support: Otrib, an on-line support
community for people who have suffered loss of a friend
or loved one.
Cruse Bereavement Support: an organisation dedicated to
promoting the well-being of bereaved people and to
enable anyone bereaved by death to understand their
grief and cope with their loss. The organisation
provides counselling and support.
Liferites Pagan Funerals: a non-religious organisation,
offering celebrants for all rites of passage, including
British Humanist Association: a well-known,
non-religious organisation representing an approach to
life based on humanity and reason. They have afficiants
for all of life's ceremonies, including funerals.
Earthgiven: an organisation who specialise in helping
people plan and perform their own unique celebrations
and ceremonies whatever the ceremony might be.
Much Loved A registered charity that helps you create a
unique and beautiful memorial website to commemorate the
life of a loved one.
Eco-Coffins and Caskets and Burial Shrouds
Rhos y Foel: B& B, Tents and Tourers
Plas Bodegroes: a beautiful restaurant situated in its
own grounds on the Llyn Peninsula. Plas Bodegroes, a
5-star establishment (Welsh Tourist Board), it also
boasts stars from both the Michelin & Egon Ronay guides.
Y Bryncynan - good for Funeral Teas Local Inn, close to
Boduan Sanctuary Wood at Morfa Nefyn. Peaceful
establishment, with conservatory, serving refreshments -
ideal for Funeral Teas. Proprietors, Gina & Dennis
Moore; 01758 720879.
Nefyn Holidays: a local, family run agency with years of
experience in sourcing local cottages to stay. Be they
coastal or rural, very picturesque or just somewhere to
stay if you need to be up here for more than a night -
there is a wide range of choice.