Category: Ceredigion News

Path making on Coed Penglanowen by E Foot

Welly Free Ceredigion

Another month where wellies were not a necessity! How lovely, though I’m sure the ground has appreciated the few showers we have had recently.This month …

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Caeu Llety Cybi Hedge Laying - Em Foot

Hedgelaying and daffodils

It has been lovely to be out on the reserves in the drier weather this month. The sun has even been seen a few times. …

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Rhos Pil Bach brambles in snow by E Foot.

Weather in Ceredigion!

A month affected by both snow and wind, but not as much as in other parts of the country. The hardy volunteers come out in …

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Cardigan Island from a cave on Cemaes Head also a Trust Nature Reserve - photo Mick Baines


2013 marks the 75th anniversary of the work of WTSWW in the west of its patch. This month in our series of items exploring our …

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Volunteers at Coed Maidie B Goddard

The Woods of Ceredigion

December in Ceredigion… Another month of mostly woodland work. We returned to Coed Maidie B Goddard’s woodland and continued the coppicing and thinning we had …

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Old Warren Hill Sycamore by E Foot

Hedge Laying and Trees in Ceredigion

This month has mostly been woodland work. Two days were spent in Coed Simdde Lwyd cutting coupe number 2 to increase the age structure. There …

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Coed Simdde Lwyd the new path by Tir Coed

Dormice and Gorse in Ceredigion

After last month’s possible sighting of a dormouse at Cwm Clettwr we were more successful this month finding two very cute dormice in one of …

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Brushcutting Coed Maidie Meadow Em Foot

Marsh Fritillaries and Dormice in Ceredigion

Marsh fritillary larval web surveys were carried out on Rhos Pil Bach and Rhos Glyn Yr Helyg but unfortunately we didn’t find any despite the …

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Coed Penglanowen Glade by E Foot

Snowberries and Glades in Ceredigion

The mammoth task for August was to pull all the ragwort on our new reserve, Rhos Marion. After about 40 years of no pulling there …

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Lasting legacy of Rhos Marion

Marion’s Lasting Legacy

A new nature reserve has been created in south Ceredigion by the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales, thanks to a very generous legacy …

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Bracken Beware in Ceredigion

This month we have continued to clear the vegetation growth on the footpaths on several reserves: Coed Simdde Lwyd, Cwm Clettwr, Old Warren Hill and …

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Quadrat cell over mature honeycomb worm reef

The health and community structure of the biogenic reef at Cei Bach, Cardigan Bay

For six weeks during May-July, Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre (CBMWC) volunteer Justin Grainger – an undergraduate student from Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge – undertook …

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