Category: Press Releases

We have a great deal happening across our four counties.

If you are interested in any press stories please contact Gina Gavigan 01656 724 100


Shrill carder bee by Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Rare Bumblebees found at Dow Corning’s Cadoxton Ponds Nature Reserve

For the past few years the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales (WTSWW) has been managing Dow Corning’s Cadoxton Ponds Nature Reserve for in … Continue reading Rare Bumblebees found at Dow Corning’s Cadoxton Ponds Nature Reserve »

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Red Squirrel by Jon Hawkins

Communities Act to Save the Red Squirrel in Mid Wales

Over 50 people congregated in community centres across mid Wales last week to find out about how local people can act to save the red … Continue reading Communities Act to Save the Red Squirrel in Mid Wales »

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Breast, fly or crawl…let’s hope Dave can swim it all!

David Astins Dodging dolphins, avoiding jelly fish and battling the Pembrokeshire currents to raise money for charity. On the 22nd of August at approximately 7am … Continue reading Breast, fly or crawl…let’s hope Dave can swim it all! »

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Puffling on Skomer Island by David Boyle

The Not So Early Bird

Birds on Skomer Island are having a tough year. After the winter storms, which killed many thousands of puffins, guillemots and razorbills, the birds are … Continue reading The Not So Early Bird »

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Dolphin attacking porpoise by Natasha Massey

Baffled Over Dolphin Attacks

Scientists 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. … Continue reading Baffled Over Dolphin Attacks »

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Buffalo

Warning, water buffalo at work!

Regular visitors will know that, since 2002, the place to see water buffalo is The Welsh Wildlife Centre and Teifi Marshes. These gentle giants graze … Continue reading Warning, water buffalo at work! »

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Small Blue

Small Blue butterfly makes a comeback at Parc Slip

The 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 … Continue reading Small Blue butterfly makes a comeback at Parc Slip »

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Glow worm by Mike Bright

A Glowing Example

A young naturalist is out on the hunt for some interesting bugs this summer. Rudi Bright, the youngest and very active member of the Wildlife … Continue reading A Glowing Example »

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Beaver Our Guest - Hanc gives a warm Welsh welcome to Oak Tree Cottage The Cwtch by L.Maiden-1

Beaver our guest at Oak Tree Cottage!

Visitors to the Welsh Wildlife Centre and Teifi Marshes Nature Reserve had a real treat this weekend when they met the newest member of the … Continue reading Beaver our guest at Oak Tree Cottage! »

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Red Squirrel by Graham Eaton

Co-operating for a Brighter Future for Red Squirrels in Mid Wales

The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales (WTSWW) has employed a new officer to help protect red squirrels in mid Wales thanks to funding … Continue reading Co-operating for a Brighter Future for Red Squirrels in Mid Wales »

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Island in glass

Not Your Bog Standard Loo Window Skokholm Island has a history of unusual toilets and its latest is no exception. Previous toilets have been adorned … Continue reading Island in glass »

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Monty when he was alive by Steve Hartley

Greedy Dolphin ‘Died Of Gluttony’

A Cardigan Bay bottlenose dolphin found dead on a beach on the Lleyn Peninsular ‘died of asphyxiation’. And the animal, known as Monty, was one … Continue reading Greedy Dolphin ‘Died Of Gluttony’ »

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