Category: Carmarthenshire News

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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Pine Marten by Karl Franz

Pine Martens: an ally for our mid Wales Red Squirrels?

The Vincent Wildlife Trust is hoping to boost mid Wales’ struggling pine marten population by bringing a small but significant number of martens from Scotland.

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Frwd Farm harvesting reed B Killa

Polecat at Ffrwd Farm Mire reserve

We have caught some exciting footage in a camera trap set up at Ffrwd Farm Mire reserve, our wetland reserve near Kidwelly. The motion sensor

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Snowdrops at Llandyfeisant churchyard

Hedgerows and Service Trees

The regular Carmarthenshire work party has spent most of the volunteer days since Christmas burning brash that has been left from the hedgelaying contractor at

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Badger roadkill Apr 09 by L Wilberforce

Play your part in the bovine TB eradication programme

We need your help. As part of a Welsh Government programme to learn more about bovine TB infection in our badger population they have commissioned

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Carmel hedge laying the Breconshire Style

Hedgerows and Wild Service Trees in Carmarthenshire

Frequent travellers along the A476, Crosshands to Llandeilo road could not have failed to notice the large amount of laid hedge there is now at

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Red Squirrel by Graham Eaton

Red Squirrels – in Rhandirmwyn One Day?

In an exciting new development, Welsh Government funding has been awarded to us helping support community action across the red squirrel focal area. The funding from

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Wax cap in Carmarthenshire

Marsh Pea and Wax Caps in Carmarthenshire

With the discovery of marsh pea in an area of Ffrwd Farm Mire where it had been previously unrecorded, we set about trying to manage

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Opening up ponds at Cors Goch

Water Voles, Marsh Fritillaries and Harvest Mice

This past month has been particularly pleasant with continually good weather and exciting wildlife in Carmarthenshire. Starting in early August we had our water vole

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