Category: Carmarthenshire News


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

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What you really find at the end of the rainbow

Winter on Carmarthenshire Reserves

Working on our nature reserves in Carmarthenshire in winter seems to mean one of two things- wet feet, or steep hills! As our programme of

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Rhododendron flowers © Andreas Praefcke, Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0

Rhododendron Season Begins Again!

We all associate autumn and winter with woodland management- as the birds finish breeding and temperatures cool, we start our programme of woodland coppicing and

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Poor Mans Wood Branching Out open day by L Wilberforce

Celebrating ‘Branching Out’ at Gallt y Tlodion / Poor Mans Wood

This month saw the completion of the Tir Coed programme of works to enhance public access to our Gallt y Tlodion/Poor Mans Wood nature reserve

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Red Squirrel by Jon Hawkins

Thank you to our volunteer red squirrel surveyors!

Last month we reported that WTSWW had been successful with a significant grant (on behalf of the Mid Wales Red Squirrel Project) from the Welsh

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Squirrel by Damien Waters

Good news for our red squirrels

We have received some great news for our threatened mid Wales red squirrels. We recently applied to the Welsh Government’s Ecosystem Resilience and Diversity (ERD)

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How I Live Now filming at Llandyfeisant Church

Wildlife Trust reserve to become star of the big screen!

A new film, a large part of which is being shot in the Carmarthenshire Countryside, has visited WTSWW’s Castle Woods nature reserve as one of

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RCB re-fence job AJ Butler July 2012 Gwendraeth Grasslands L Wilberforce

The right tools for the right job

Managing conservation land often involves working in difficult or remote locations, or on terrain that is uneven, wet and inaccessible. This can make undertaking land

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Poor Mans Wood Arch L Wilberforce

Poor Mans Wood / Gallt y Tlodion receives a facelift

Following the great success of their work at a number of our west Wales reserves, the team working on Tir Coed’s Branching Out project have

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Castle Woods L Wilberforce

Castle Woods, Llandeilo, restoration project

The last two years have seen significant input of effort and resources at Castle Woods, thanks to funding from the Forestry Commission through its Better

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Pembrey Primary School visit Ffrwd L Wilberforce

Pembrey Primary School visits Ffrwd Farm Mire

It was all hands on deck on a damp day in April when young people from the Prince’s Trust hosted children from Pembrey Primary School

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Harvest mouse by Margaret Holland

New access at Ffrwd Farm Mire, Carmarthenshire

Some new access facilities have recently been installed at Ffrwd Farm Mire nature reserve, in Carmarthenshire. The reserve, which is mostly reedbed, is open to

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