Meet the volunteers: Bob Smith
Volunteer Ranger, Glan Faenol
Without them we wouldn't be able to look after all our special places, so this Volunteers' Week we decided to get to know them a little better. Meet Bob Smith...
Assistant Ranger Glan Faenol
What you do in your role:
Woodland management/green woodworking
How long have you been volunteering?
Why do you volunteer?
To enjoy the great outdoors and learn new skills.
Do you volunteer anywhere else?
I volunteer with the Snowdonia Society and the Anglesey Council AONB Team. The work involves various practical conservation tasks
Coffee or tea?
Tea – always and lots of it!
Tell us something about your background (Work/play/hobbies)
Ex-military. 36 years traveling the world playing sport and taking part in expeditions.
If a film was made of your life – who would play you?
Tell us something that nobody at the NT knows about you.
I lived in Cyprus in the 1990s and appeared as an extra in the TV series ‘Sunburn’.
When you were a child, what did you want to be and why?
A footballer but I wasn’t that good!
Which do you prefer: A good book or good film?
Who’s your hero?