Category: Carmarthenshire News

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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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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