Category: Carmarthenshire News

Water Vole Release at Frwd Farm Mire

Carmarthenshire Tails: ‘Ratty’s Return’

In a quiet corner of rural Carmarthenshire, lying low in the beautiful Gwendraeth valley, WTSWW’s Ffrwd Farm Mire nature reserve can be found. Part of

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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

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Ffrwd Farm Mire digger on site B Killa

Ffrwd’s Ditches

February this year saw a digger and it’s driver from Natural Resources Wales at Ffrwd Farm Mire. Ffrwd forms part of the Gwernedd Pembre SSSI.

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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

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Ponies grazing, Garn South May 2014 Carmel

Caerneddau ponies at Carmel

Earlier this year, staff and volunteers spent several cold and wet days at Carmel Nature Reserve, clearing and burning brambles on an exposed ridge. The

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Badger being released by Tom Marshall

Badger Vaccination update

Whilst the controversial badger cull pilots in England appear set to continue, we felt it was time to review what’s been happening in the management

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Water Vole by Margaret Holland

Help Us Find Ratty

Mole’s friend Ratty, the misnamed water vole, has faced some serious threats over the last few decades. Water voles are a protected species but sadly

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Dormouse monitoring

Dormice at Rhos Cefn Bryn

2012 was an exceptionally wet year with above average rain, which made for poor monitoring numbers of dormice recorded for the National Dormouse Monitoring Programme

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Volunteer raking up "hay"

Sustaining the wildlife of Llandyfeisant

Nestled below our Castle Woods nature reserve at Dinefwr, Llandeilo, is the beautiful and secluded Llandyfeisant Church. For much of its life it depended on

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Treasure Island – a swashbuckling family musical

Come and join us for a day of pirate antics on Sunday 30 June, ranging from BBQs, arts and crafts, theatre workshop and finishing with

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Dead hedging in Poor Mans Wood by LWilberforce

Dead Hedging

March and April are often quieter months on the county nature reserves- at least, in terms of the habitat work undertaken by the Carmarthenshire roving

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Poor Man's Wood Volunteers take a break L Wilberforce

A busy season in Gallt y Tlodion (Poor Man’s Wood)

The last month has seen a number of WTSWW workparties underway at Gallt y Tlodion nature reserve near Llandovery. We’ve reported previously the great work

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