Press Releases

For all press releases or media inquiries please contact our Communications Officer Lyndsey Maiden on 07799 050805/01656 724100 or through Pinger on 44 7418 394108 

  • Conference highlights international importance of Pembrokeshire’s seabirds Guillemot by Dave BoyleJust a few short weeks after the massive wrecks of dead seabirds across the western coast of Europe, a conference in Cardiff has highlighted the international importance of Pembrokeshire’s seabird colonies, particularly on the islands of Skomer and Skokholm.... Read More » The conference took place at Cardiff University on 3rd of April- coincidentally, the date ...
  • Local School Children Create Wicked Wildlife From Waste! Tilly's ButterflyThe Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales recently ran a competition for schools in South Wales to turn any school and household waste into wicked wildlife! Children were challenged to create animals using waste from around school or home, such as bumblebees from bottle tops or badgers from crisp packets.... Read More » We had a ...
  • Poisoning Pigeons in the Park…. Those of a certain age may recall the American mathematician and humourist Tom Lehrer’s 1959 song “Poisoning Pigeons in the Park”… “All the world seems in tune on a spring afternoon, when we’re poisoning pigeons in the park”…... Read More » This amusing ditty, a big favourite of my father’s, came to mind this week while ...
  • Badger sculpture named after celebrity anti-cull campaigner, Queen’s Brian May Brian the Badger by Rose ReveraFollowing the installation of the new Badger sculpture at Parc Slip Nature Reserve, the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales, who own and manage the nature reserve just outside Bridgend in south Wales, ran a competition amongst its members and on Facebook and Twitter to name the badger. There were many fantastic suggestions, but ...
  • Seabird wrecks hit the Welsh Coast Dead razorbill washed upFollowing one of the stormiest winters on record, the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales is reporting that wrecks of dead seabirds are now being recorded in Wales, with dead birds washing ashore on many of our beaches.... Read More » The Wildlife Trust, which manages the internationally important seabird islands of Skomer and Skokholm ...
  • Wild Weather Causes Difficulty for Water Dwelling Wildlife Torrent on the Teifi by L MaidenAfter a glorious summer and mild autumn, 2014 made it’s entry with high winds, storm surges and widespread flooding across Wales.  This wet weather has not only caused difficulty and frustration for people, but also has the potential to spell disaster for wildlife, especially those creatures that make their homes in and around our waterways. ... ...
  • Will we once again see beavers swimming in the Teifi? The Wildlife Trusts in Wales are leading a project – called the Welsh Beaver Project – which is investigating the potential for reintroducing European beavers (Castor fiber) to Wales. This project is potentially extremely exciting for the Afon Teifi catchment.... Read More » Beavers are native to Britain and Europe, and were present in Wales as ...