Category: Absent Friends

A tribute to Jennifer John – Bridgend Local Group

Members of the Bridgend Group were greatly shocked to learn of the sudden death of Jennifer John on 23rd July. Jen – as she always …

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Graham Rees (GHR) “Mr Strumble” – a personal tribute

It is with great sadness to learn that Graham Rees or “Mr Strumble” has passed away. This article is a celebration of his life and …

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In Memory of Margaret Perring 1933 – 2020

Margaret Perring (nee Barrow), who was a loyal member of the Wildlife Trust, sadly died at the beginning of April. Margaret was born in Maesteg …

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Remembering Wilf Nelson – Nature’s Hero

A true champion of nature conservation – Wilf Nelson – will be fondly remembered by the Trust’s long standing members, on the 30th anniversary of …

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Sam Berry's New Naturalists

In Memory of Absent Friends

Professor Robert James (Sam) Berry (1934 – 2018) Dr Tim Healing It is with great sadness that we report the death of Professor Sam Berry. …

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Nikki

Nikki Anderson

Nikki Anderson Many people will have been saddened to hear of the untimely death in March of former Trustee, Nikki Anderson, at the comparatively early …

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Colin Mogg

Colin Mogg

The Trust was saddened to hear of the death of Colin Mogg who passed away on 20th December 2014. Colin was a Chairman of Glamorgan …

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Derek Moore OBE

Derek Moore a Brilliant Bird Brain

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Derek Moore OBE, late last week. Derek Moore wrote his autobiography last year and …

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Dr Mary Gillham MBE

Dr Mary Gillham MBE

Dr Mary Gillham was well known at the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales, her long involvement with the Trust spanned its many name …

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Geoffrey Matthews OBE

Geoffrey Matthews, OBE

Geoffrey Matthews, who died on 21st January 2013, was an ornithologist of international renown, eminent scientist and a pioneer of wetland and waterbird conservation. Educated …

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Stuart Devonald at St Ishamels

Stuart Devonald – a dear friend

We were deeply saddened to learn this month of the loss of one of our great friends, Pembrokeshire volunteer and birder of many decades, Stuart …

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Jack Donovan, Trevor Theobald and Iolo Williams take a trip to Ramsey to umpire a cricket match

Tribute to Jack W Donovan MBE 1928-2012

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Jack Donovan MBE, former member, Chairman and Vice President of the Wildlife Trust in …

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