From Our Archive – 75 Years in West Wales

2013 sees the 75th anniversary of the West Wales Wildlife Trust, which merged with Glamorgan Wildlife Trust in 2002 to create the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales.

To celebrate we have gathered articles from over the years which highlight some of the many achievements of the Trust and to bring back some of the many fascinating characters who helped build the Trust. We hope you enjoy this trip down memory lane!

  • FROM OUR ARCHIVEFROM OUR ARCHIVE
    2013 marks the 75th anniversary of the work of WTSWW in the west of its patch. This month is the last of our celebratory features from the magazine archive, re-visiting a chatty piece about work on Cors Goch nature reserve in Carmarthenshire. West Wales Trust for Nature Conservation Bulletin No. 45 December 1987 A Dam Good Show Cors ...
  • FROM OUR ARCHIVEFROM OUR ARCHIVE
    2013 marks the 75th anniversary of the work of WTSWW in the west of its patch. As this November sees the 30th Pembrokeshire Birdwatchers Conference we thought this was a good opportunity to look back to a report of one of the very early conferences in 1986. West Wales Trust for Nature Conservation Bulletin No. ...
  • FROM OUR ARCHIVEFROM OUR ARCHIVE
    2013 marks the 75th anniversary of the work of WTSWW in the west of its patch. This month in our regular archive item we look back to the disaster that hit us in 1996 and a major magazine piece detailing the impacts of the grounding of the Sea Empress. Dyfed Wildlife Trust Bulletin No. 71, August ...
  • FROM OUR ARCHIVEFROM OUR ARCHIVE
    2013 marks the 75th anniversary of the work of WTSWW in the west of its patch. This month in our regular archive item we look back at the golden jubilee celebrations of 1988. Dyfed Wildlife Trust Bulletin No. 46, March 1988 1938 ~ Golden Jubilee ~ 1988 At a meeting held in the Gold Room, Haverfordwest on ...
  • FROM OUR ARCHIVEFROM OUR ARCHIVE
    2013 marks the 75th anniversary of the work of WTSWW in the west of its patch. This month in our regular archive item we look back at some of the early work that took place at our flagship Teifi Marshes nature reserve in Pembrokeshire. Dyfed Wildlife Trust Bulletin No. 60, December 1992 Bass Lagoon Work is now underway ...
  • FROM OUR ARCHIVEFROM OUR ARCHIVE
    2013 marks the 75th anniversary of the work of WTSWW in the west of its patch. We also welcomed new wardens on Skomer this spring, Eddie Stubbings and Bee Bueche- so it seems timely to look back to our archive for a previous warden changeover, in 1986. West Wales Trust for Nature Conservation Bulletin No. 40, ...
  • FROM OUR ARCHIVEFROM OUR ARCHIVE
    2013 marks the 75th anniversary of the work of WTSWW in the west of its patch, and the opening of our newly refurbished Parc Slip Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre in Glamorgan. This month, in our series of items exploring our archive, we head back twenty years to the birth of the Welsh Wildlife Centre in ...
  • FROM OUR ARCHIVEFROM OUR ARCHIVE
    2013 marks the 75th anniversary of the work of WTSWW in the west of its patch. This month in our series of items exploring our archive, we head back almost thirty years to a fascinating piece about habitat loss- some challenges, it seems, never leave us. West Wales Trust of Nature Conservation Bulletin No. 37 September ...
  • FROM OUR ARCHIVEFROM OUR ARCHIVE
    2013 marks the 75th anniversary of the work of WTSWW in the west of its patch. This month in our series of items exploring our archive, we head back to this month in 1979, with two excerpts from our Bulletin of that date. West Wales Naturalists’ Trust Bulletin No. 25 April 1979 New Reserve: Rhos Glyn-yr-Helyg Members will ...
  • FROM OUR ARCHIVEFROM OUR ARCHIVE
    2013 marks the 75th anniversary of the work of WTSWW in the west of its patch. We’ve also welcomed new Skokholm wardens Giselle Eagle and Richard Brown, who have moved out to the island this month, and who are working with the newly formed volunteer committee to get the island re-accredited as a Bird Observatory. ...
  • FROM OUR ARCHIVEFROM OUR ARCHIVE
    2013 marks the 75th anniversary of the work of WTSWW in the west of its patch. This month in our series of items exploring our archive, we head back nearly twenty years and the celebration of a different anniversary on what remains an important WTSWW nature reserve- Cardigan Island. Dyfed Wildlife Trust Bulletin No. 65: September ...
  • FROM OUR ARCHIVEFROM OUR ARCHIVE
    2013 marks the 75th anniversary of the work of WTSWW in the west of its patch; 75 years since a group of 70 enthusiasts met in Haverfordwest to form the Pembrokeshire Bird Protection Society, later and via several incarnations becoming the Wildlife Trust West Wales, before merging with Glamorgan Wildlife Trust in 2002 to become ...