Volunteering

Join CAT volunteers in our woodlands and gardens

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Short Courses, Volunteering, Woodland

CAT volunteer EunKyung Shin (pictured below, axe in hand) has been helping in our woodlands since the winter. Here she recounts the challenges and joys of getting to grips... Read More

International Volunteer Day – thank you to all our volunteers

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Organic Gardening, Tammi's blogs, Volunteering

We would like to offer a massive and hearty thank you to every volunteer that has ever joined us here at the Centre for Alternative Technology. From helping us... Read More

A Wonderful Day in the Woods!

This blog is posted in: Blog, Events, Front Page, Nature Blog, Volunteering, Woodland

Winding up through the trees along CAT’s brand new Quarry Trail on this special Monday in autumn you would have heard the purest notes of a harp being played.... Read More

In search of a life change…

This blog is posted in: Blog, Events, Front Page, Nature Blog, Volunteering, Woodland

Joe Wogden started his 6 months woodland volunteering at CAT in March 2015. In search of a change of life, he gave up a job in Yorkshire in favour... Read More

Minister for Natural Resources visits new Quarry Walk at CAT

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, News and Press Releases, Press releases, Volunteering, Woodland

Welsh Government Minister for Natural Resources Carl Sargeant AM and local Assembly Member William Powell AM visited CAT this week to see the beginnings of a new woodland trail.... Read More

The sun shines on Mynydd Gorddu Windfarm.

This blog is posted in: Blog, Community Energy, Education, Engineering, Graduate School, GSE Student Blogs, REBE Student Blogs, Renewable Energy, Renewable Energy Blog, Students at CAT, Sustainability, Uncategorized, Volunteering, Wind Power

The sun shines on Mynydd Gorddu Windfarm.     Yesterday the REBE (Renewable Energy and the Built Environment) students were taken to visit Mynydd Gorddu Wind Farm located near... Read More

Woodland volunteering placement opportunity

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Kit's Blogs, Volunteering, Woodland

Six month volunteer placement This is Gareth. He has just finished six months as volunteer in our woodland. He learned a lot about social forestry, green woodworking and woodland... Read More

CAT gardens: from spring into summer

This blog is posted in: Blog, Food and Restaurant, Organic Gardening, Roger, Volunteering

This blog is by Dan, on of the volunteers in the CAT gardens this summer. Spring has come, the sun has arrived and it is an exciting time for... Read More

Could you be our next Media and Marketing Volunteer?

This blog is posted in: Blog, Climate Change, Front Page, Organic Gardening, Recruitment, Robyn's Blogs, Volunteering, Woodland

We have a position available to join CAT’s vibrant media and marketing department. It is a chance to develop a broad range of skills including writing, film making, photography,... Read More

1974 Diary: Week One

This blog is posted in: 1974 Diary, Blog, Community Energy, Front Page, Green Building, Green Living, Low Carbon Living, Renewable Energy, Sustainability, Volunteering

2014 marks the 40th anniversary of the Centre for Alternative Technology. When the first volunteers arrived on-site they faced a huge challenge – turning an abandoned slate quarry into... Read More

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