Category: East Glamorgan News

Lapwing by MJ Clark

Threatened Lapwing Given Urgently Needed Support

A vital Lapwing revival project will be undertaken at Parc Slip Nature Reserve, on the outskirts of Bridgend, thanks to a Landfill Communities Fund grant

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Snippets from Bridgend

Bridgend Local Group are a very active bunch and you can get a flavour of their antics and their humour in this edition of their

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lichen by Graham Watkeys

The unveiling of lichen

Just sit watching a tree, Its leaves waving away Sit watching a tree, Leaves waving away, Watch a tree, Waving away, Watch, See, Leaves drifting,

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Stephen Moss talks about the revival of the Red Kite in Wales

Unknown Wales Conference Review 2014

Peter Hill of Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust We had a fantastic day at the 4th annual Unknown Wales Conference this year, held on Saturday

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Black bryony berries by Graham Watkeys

Taf Fechan – a Tropical Paradise?

I always knew Taf Fechan was a tropical paradise in disguise. Not only do we have Coral reefs and blue lagoons we now have Yams!

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Apprentices at Dow Corning

Young Apprentices Help Wildlife in Barry

Young apprentices in Barry are busy protecting wildlife as part of a campaign supported by The Co-operative. Apprentices at Dow Corning Welsh Wildlife Heroes is

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The Unknown Mr G - is not our Graham

Mystery “G”

As a volunteer warden who wanders around his reserve on a regular basis generally rootling, nosing and furtling about you would think you would know

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A morning in the life of a volunteer warden

20mins watching a large four spotted orb weaver make a web, half an hour stalking hoverflies, 10 mins being harassed by a southern hawker repeatedly

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The Fly Agaric – the most recognisable Toadstool of them all.

The Taf Fechan fabulous fungi furtle

Now is a great time for fungi and visit from the Glamorgan Fungus Group to Taf Fechan Nature Reserve showed us just how many different

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Shrill carder bee by Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Rare Bumblebees found at Dow Corning’s Cadoxton Ponds Nature Reserve

For the past few years the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales (WTSWW) has been managing Dow Corning’s Cadoxton Ponds Nature Reserve for in

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Nemophora cupriacella a new record for Breconshire by Graham Watkeys

The Rare Beasts of Taf Fechan

Animals (and plants for that matter) don’t know (or particularly care) where they are “supposed” to be. They don’t read species lists or look at

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Clay Triple Lines at Coed-y-Bedw by George Tordoff

Successful Moth Trap Event at Coed y Bedw

A public moth trapping event was held at WTSWW’s Coed y Bedw nature reserve on July 19th. Moth Trapping by Vaughn Matthews Located only 3km

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