Press Releases

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

  • Puffins Hit Hard by Last Winter’s Storms Puffin with sand eels in May weedAs the first storms of the winter turn the Atlantic into a gargantuan washing machine, research is revealing the harsh consequences of last winter’s storms for seabirds in Wales. Dr Matt Wood, from the University of Gloucestershire, is helping to uncover the consequences for thousands of puffins on Skomer Island, in Wales.... Read More » Around ...
  • Songbird survival in the face of starvation Reed warblerMany of the migratory songbirds that visit our shores in the summer to nest and raise their young spend the winter in the heart of Africa.... Read More » A team of ornithologists from Cardiff University have recently discovered some of the surprising survival strategies that these birds use to avoid starvation in the arid regions ...
  • The Great Wall of Coed y Bwl The great wall of Coed y BwlOn a dark and stormy night last autumn, gale force winds off the Bristol Channel hit Coed-y-Bwl Reserve with enough force to bring down a 25ft section of perimeter wall – sending chunks of limestone rolling down the precious wild daffodil slope, leaving a trail of debris and in their wake Volunteers were quickly on the ...
  • Threatened Lapwing Given Urgently Needed Support Lapwing by MJ ClarkA vital Lapwing revival project will be undertaken at Parc Slip Nature Reserve, on the outskirts of Bridgend, thanks to a Landfill Communities Fund grant of £26,060 from SITA Trust.... Read More » Parc Slip Nature Reserve is owned and managed by The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales (WTSWW). The reserve is a restored ...
  • Megafauna Hotspots: the Missing Link in Marine Protection Basking Shark by JP TrenqueNew report highlights need to protect important places for dolphins, whales and basking sharks ... Read More » Today (4 November) a new report identifies four important Welsh ‘megafauna hotspots’ around our shores for the first time and highlights the need to protect them.... Read More » Save Our Ocean Giants – the protected areas we need ...
  • A New Reserve on Gower and Funding from Sita Trust Adult marsh fritillary by Rob ParryThe Wildlife Trust of South West Wales( WTSWW)  is celebrating the news that it has secured a £70,000 grant from SITA Trust to enhance The Dranges for species including a rare species of butterfly.... Read More » The Dranges is a 17ha site in the Gower near Swansea. It incorporates dry species-rich grassland, marshy grassland, water ...
  • Young Apprentices Help Wildlife in Barry Apprentices at Dow CorningYoung apprentices in Barry are busy protecting wildlife as part of a campaign supported by The Co-operative.... Read More » Welsh Wildlife Heroes is a national campaign run by Wildlife Trusts Wales and funded entirely by the money collected from the single-use carrier bag charge in The Co-operative food stores and pharmacies in Wales.... Read More ...