Category: Carmarthenshire News

Bridging the Way

Castle Woods Foot Bridge is Finally Open for use! Regular users of The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales’ beautiful nature reserve, Castle Woods …

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cotoneater clearance at Carmel

News from Carmarthenshire

Team Carmarthenshire on invasive species and rubbish This month we have been spent several days at Carmel cutting back some of the invasive species that …

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Dormouse Hibernating - Danny Green

A Recap of 2016

We are thrilled with what we achieved in 2016 and thought we should share a few of the highlights with you, so here they are… …

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We’ve Got a Nature Reserve For You

For the waterfall seekers For the birders and twitchers For the reptile ramblers For the tree huggers and flower sniffers For the photo snappers For …

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WTSWW’s First Promotional Videos

Thanks to a grant from Visit Wales, June 2016 will see the launch of The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales’ very first promotional …

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Black and yellow longhorn beetle Rutpela maculata Castle Woods

To stack or not to stack?

Dead wood at Castle Woods by Lizzie Wilberforce That is the question at Castle Woods… Visitors to our Castle Woods nature reserve near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, …

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Mid Wales Red Squirrels

Red Squirrels – Caught on Camera!

“Have you seen a red squirrel in mid Wales lately?” That’s the question that Wildlife Trust Red Squirrel Officer, Becky Hulme is asking; and reports …

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Ash Die Back in Carmel

There has been some sad news for Carmel National Nature Reserve with the discovery and confirmation of Ash Dieback Disease. Ash Die Back at Carmel …

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Marsh Fritillary by Mike Clark

Marsh Fritilaries and Damselflies

Marsh Fritillary by Mike Clark Early September is the best time for looking for marsh fritillary larvae webs. Rhos Cefn Bryn, our marshy grassland reserve …

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ragwort close up L Maiden

Scything Bracken and Pulling Ragwort

Himalayan balsam control by Lizzie Wilberforce The Carmarthenshire volunteer group has spent most of the summer months battling some of our more competitive and successful …

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Woodland Sculptures Carmel

New Wild Sculptures

The volunteer group has spent several days pulling the invasive Himalayan Balsam plant at Castle Woods. This is a particularly invasive non native species that …

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New steps at Castle Woods

Wonderful Water Voles and more Carmarthenshire news

Good news for our Water Voles at Ffrwd Farm Mire! Ffrwd is our wetland reserve near Kidwelly, which received over 200 captive bred water voles …

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