Carolyn Trimble is a lady who lives and breathes the countryside.
The former Forestry Commission Woodland Officer and Plant Health Officer, and Operations Manager for an environmental charity, is a married mum of two.
She and her family spend all of their free time exploring and going on countryside and coastal adventures with their Springer Spaniel, Sennen and the latest addition to the family – Springer Spaniel pup Forest Trimble.
With a BSc Hons Degree in Forestry and a HND in Arboriculture she has planted well over two million trees since she set up IndiWoods in England in 2000.
Since moving to Northern Ireland in 2004, and having two children, she has still managed to plant one million trees across the region and is well on her way to her 2nd million!
Carolyn is an Associate Member of the IFC – Institute of Chartered Foresters and is also a Member of The National Trust.
In 2011, IndiWoods was awarded Best Established Woodland Award for a 50 acre woodland planted in North Yorkshire.
In 2017, Carolyn celebrated reaching a milestone of planting, with her team, over one million trees in Northern Ireland.
In 2019, she celebrated being a FINALIST in the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Council’s annual Business Awards in the Outstanding Woman in Business Award category.
In 2020, over 250,000 Native Irish trees were planted – most of which were funded through the Forest Service Forest Expansion Scheme – which is now open for new applications.