Press Releases

For all press releases or media inquiries please contact our Communications Officer Lyndsey Maiden on 07799 050805/01656 724100

  • Baffled Over Dolphin Attacks Dolphin attacking porpoise by Natasha MasseyScientists in west Wales are puzzled by what appears to be a spate of violent attacks by Cardigan Bay’s famous bottlenose dolphins on smaller porpoises.... Read More » Already this summer there have been at least four incidents.... Read More » In May, volunteers from New Quay-based Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre (CBMWC) rescued a porpoise that ...
  • Warning, water buffalo at work! BuffaloRegular visitors will know that, since 2002, the place to see water buffalo is The Welsh Wildlife Centre and Teifi Marshes. These gentle giants graze a boggy, damp marshy area of the Reserve from early spring until autumn.... Read More » Water buffalo are one of the world’s oldest livestock breeds. They originate from Asia, and ...
  • Small Blue butterfly makes a comeback at Parc Slip Small BlueThe small blue butterfly (Cupido minimus) is the UK’s smallest butterfly, with a wingspan of only 16-27mm. It’s a beautiful little butterfly, recognised by the dark blue on the upper surface of its wings and dark spots on the silver-blue underwing. It flies from mid-May to August and lays its eggs on the caterpillar food ...
  • A Glowing Example Glow worm by Mike BrightA young naturalist is out on the hunt for some interesting bugs this summer. Rudi Bright, the youngest and very active member of the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales can be found out on nature reserves of an evening looking for some intriguing creatures.... Read More » Glow worms are not in fact worms ...
  • Beaver our guest at Oak Tree Cottage! Beaver Our Guest - Hanc gives a warm Welsh welcome to Oak Tree Cottage The Cwtch by L.Maiden-1Visitors to the Welsh Wildlife Centre and Teifi Marshes Nature Reserve had a real treat this weekend when they met the newest member of the Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales team…Hanc the Afanc! (Afanc is Welsh word for Beaver).... Read More » Hanc was the ‘Welcome Ambassador’ at the Welsh Wildlife Centre and Oak ...
  • Co-operating for a Brighter Future for Red Squirrels in Mid Wales Red Squirrel by Graham EatonThe Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales (WTSWW) has employed a new officer to help protect red squirrels in mid Wales thanks to funding from Environment Wales, The Co-operative’s carrier bag levy and a number of private donations and other grant funds.... Read More » The new Mid Wales Red Squirrel Officer, Becky Hulme, will ...
  • Island in glass skokholmwindow2Not Your Bog Standard Loo Window... Read More » Skokholm Island has a history of unusual toilets and its latest is no exception. Previous toilets have been adorned with art work from generations of wildlife enthusiasts. The newest addition should inspire many a wildlife enthusiast.... Read More » Instead of your bog standard loo window Skokholm Island ...