Press Releases

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

  • Environmental groups call on the Prime Minister to intervene as ten green policies are scrapped PEDL-dec-2013Within the first three months of the new government ten different environmental policies have been watered down or scrapped, according to analysis by a group of leading UK environment organisations. These range from support for renewable energy technology and tax exemptions for low carbon vehicles, which have existed for over a decade, to privatisation of the ...
  • Badger Vaccination Resumes in Llandeilo Badger vaccination at Dinefwr Castle WoodsWork has just begun on the year two programme of its five year plan to vaccinate the badgers in our Castle Woods nature reserve, Llandeilo. The steep woodlands at Castle Woods nature reserve are home to a large number of badger setts, and rare breed cattle graze on the adjacent pasture land, including along the fertile ...
  • Water Vole Release Victory in Carmarthenshire! Water vole releaseOn a beautiful sunny morning in May ourselves, Natural Resources Wales and a team of dedicated volunteers carried out the exciting second phase of the Water Vole release project at Ffrwd Farm Nature Reserve, Pembrey, Carmarthenshire. Approximately 180 Water Voles were released under phase two. Our own Dr Lizzie Wilberforce said, ‘Water Voles are Wales’ fastest ...
  • Water for People and Wildlife in Swansea Garden_PondA natural water system is a finely balanced thing, relying on wetlands, ponds, trees and plants to slow down the journey of water into rivers to create a healthy home where people and wildlife can flourish. So what happens when we pave over these green areas? Water is no longer absorbed by soil and vegetation, ...
  • Wheeling for wildlife in Northern Spain Mike PhilipsWildlife Trust supporter Michael Philips is soon to be seen donning lycra and cycling across Northern Spain to Santiago de Compostella and has chosen to raise money for WTSWW on the way. Having lost two close friends, Kathleen and Stephen, in the last year, Mike chose WTSWW as the charity that they would support themselves. We would ...
  • Fighting fire with fire Delicate burn at Y Gweira by G WatkeysThis week we teamed up with the South Wales Fire Service to carry out a controlled burn at Y Gweira Nature Reserve.  The reserve is part of the Llantrisant Common & Pastures Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), a fantastic mosaic of marshy grassland, wet heath and raised bogs, which has been grazed by the Freemen of ...
  • Teifi Marshes Emergency Hide Appeal Burnt Hide and Nia StephensToday (5/3/2015) our Curlew Hide at Teifi Marshes Nature Reserve has been burnt to the ground. Please donate now to raise money to build better, more secure hides on the reserve - details at bottom of this post on how to donate Over the last few days (5th March 2015) Teifi Marshes has been serious ...