Category: East Glamorgan News

Coed y Bwl wild daffodil woods, near St. Brides Major by Richard Marks

Early Spring Flowers Record Breaker

Wild Daffodil at Coed y Bwl L Maiden It’s a record! The first wild daffodils were in bloom at Coed y Bwl reserve on January

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A Fern Smut larva showing its characteristic brown head and green gut Graham Watkeys

Smutty Ferns

A Fern Smut larva showing its characteristic brown head and green gut Graham Watkeys This is about smut, but not the fungal kind of smut

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Blackbird at Parc Slip by Vaughn Matthews

Parc Slip and The Welsh Wildlife Centre in the New Year

Dust off your wellies this New Year and make a resolution you will enjoy keeping! Parc Slip’s Visitor Centre will be open as normal from

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Hair-ice at Taf Fechan caused by Exidiopsis efussa by Graham Watkeys

Hair Ice

Hair Ice by Graham Watkeys Number 545 Another entry in the occasional series of updates on the species recorded at Taf Fechan and this is

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Mottled-Umber-moth-by-Vaughn-Matthews

Winter Moths

Mottled Umber Moth by Vaughn Matthews Winter may not traditionally be seen as a productive time of year for finding insects but there are still

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Creating a structurally complex habitat bank and hibernaculum (Photo by Pete Hill)

Structurally complex habitat banks and hibernaculum

Or Building the ARC We don’t often get to do big conservation or at least big in the sense of single large project aimed at

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Blue Cobalt Rust by Graham Watkeys

Fungi in East Glamorgan

Blue Cobalt Rust Graham Watkeys And Pavlovian Potatoes Now, I have been interested in fungi for long enough to feel a sense of awe followed

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Dear Mr. Horse

“Why aren’t you turning into food?” Dear Mr. Horse, Is the food in the box? Thank you for your kind attention. May I first take

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A Successful 5th Year at the Unknown Wales Conference

This year’s Unknown Wales Conference was another resounding success, with over 200 delegates joining us at the National Museum in Cardiff for a day of

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Bringing Back Heathland at Llyn Fach

I like friendly wildlife or if you’re being pragmatic and probably more biologically accurate cold-blooded wildlife that can’t actually physically move. I like to think

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Slime-mould eating a fungus by Graham Watkeys

The Slime Mould

Slime-mould eating a fungus by Graham Watkeys The Hazels at Taf Fechan destined for coppicing are usually marked with yellow line marking paint, so seeing

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Anne at Parc Slip Visitor Centre

New cakes and staff at Parc Slip

My name is Anne and I joined the trust on the 1st of September after leaving Bridgend college where I was a trainer and lecturer

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