Category: East Glamorgan News

Netting in the Rain, Richard Pond

Another Year of Wonderful Wildlife at the Unknown Wales Conference

Professor Tim Birkhead ‘A History of Bird Research’ Every year, the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales joins forces with the National Museum of

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Female and male glow worm Mike Bright

Bright Future for Glow Worms at Parc Slip

Mike, Rudi and Finn Bright and Rose Revera Female glow worm Parc Slip 16/7/13 The glow worm, Lampyris noctiluca, is not in fact a worm,

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Small blue butterflies by MJ Clark

Small Blue Butterflies

The small blue butterfly (Cupido minimus) is the UK’s smallest butterfly, with a wingspan of only 16-27mm. It’s a beautiful little butterfly, recognised by the

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Slow worm

A successful summer for Reptile Rambles

With the reopening of Parc Slip Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre back in May, a busy events programme began on the nature reserve, including such activities

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Team Bug Hotel

New Deluxe Hotel for the Bugs of Parc Slip!

On Saturday 27th July, the new Friends of Parc Slip conservation group spent the morning building an amazing Bug Hotel for Parc Slip. Bug Hotel

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Unknown Wales 2013

Come along to our Unknown Wales Conference, in partnership with the National Museum Wales, on the Saturday the 26th October, the conference takes place at

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Dormouse by Bev Lewis (BWT)

Two New European Protected Species at Parc Slip Nature Reserve

2013 has been a big year for our flagship reserve at Parc Slip near Bridgend; the long-awaited re-opening of the renovated Visitor Centre with its

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Rambling with Reptiles at Parc Slip

On Wednesday 29th May, the new events programme at Parc Slip kicked off with a Reptile Ramble! At 10am, 15 adults and children set off

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First Minister, Dr Rhys and Rudi Tarka Challenge Pond dip

New Parc Slip Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre off to a Flying Start

First Minister, Dr Rhys and Rudi Tarka Challenge Pond dip On May Bank Holiday Weekend, the new Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre at Parc Slip was

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Dr Rhys Jones and Rudi Bright (Tarka Challenge) sniffing snake poo, photo by Mike Bright

New Wildlife Visitor Centre Set to Stimulate Tourism Opportunities

Parc Slip Nature Reserve, once a colliery site, is now host to an entirely different opportunity for visitors and local people providing a tourism attraction

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Peacock Butterfly Bob Coyle

Colin’s Grove – a lasting legacy

Three years ago a valued and committed volunteer with the Trust sadly died. His name was Colin Vyvyan and he was very much involved in

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A full house in the Discovery Room PG Hatherley

Refurbished Visitor Centre off to Flying Start

Our newly refurbished visitor centre is off to a flying start with overwhelming support from the Trust’s Bridgend Group. Over 70 members at the group’s

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