Category: East Glamorgan News

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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Calliphora vomitoria at Taf Fechan

Number 500 at Taf Fechan

Calliphora vomitoria at Taf Fechan The day was beginning to look rather Spartan but having reached 499 the previous day with a Cream-spotted Ladybird I …

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Y Gweira One of the larger patches cleared - Chris Lawrence

Microcows at Y Gweira

Y Gweira bracken control – Graham Watkeys A loud chomping noise rises from inside a tussock of grass (Chomp, chomp, chomp. Pause. Rustle. Chomp, chomp, …

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UK Fungus Day 2015

A day to celebrate fungi? Now you may think this is a crazy idea but hundreds of fungi fans across the UK are gearing up …

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The fungal smut Microbotryum saponariae infecting the anthers Graham Watkeys

Smut at Pwll Waun Cynon

The fungal smut Microbotryum saponariae infecting the anthers Graham Watkeys Ok let’s talk smut shall we? It’s probably the only time I can genuinely write …

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Small Pearl Bordered Fritillaries by Tom Marshall

Rhondda Hillsides

We are embarking on an exciting new project in the Rhondda catchment alongside partners that include Natural Resources Wales, The South Wales Fire Service and …

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