Press Releases

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

  • Communities Act to Save the Red Squirrel in Mid Wales Red Squirrel by Jon HawkinsOver 50 people congregated in community centres across mid Wales last week to find out about how local people can act to save the red squirrel in mid Wales.  The 3 events, held in Tregaron, Rhandirmwyn and Llanwrtyd Wells were hosted by the Mid Wales Red Squirrel Partnership and featured guest speaker, Jackie Foott from ...
  • Breast, fly or crawl…let’s hope Dave can swim it all! Dave Astins 1Dodging dolphins, avoiding jelly fish and battling the Pembrokeshire currents to raise money for charity.... Read More » On the 22nd of August at approximately 7am Dave Astins, a daring volunteer and supporter of the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales will be attempt a treacherous sponsored swim from Marloes Sands, across Marloes Bay to ...
  • The Not So Early Bird Puffling on Skomer Island by David BoyleBirds on Skomer Island are having a tough year. After the winter storms, which killed many thousands of puffins, guillemots and razorbills, the birds are facing ongoing challenges.... Read More » Normally puffins would be laying their eggs in early May and their young ones would have already fledged and be starting to leave the nests ...
  • 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 ...