Category: East Glamorgan News

Santa's Grotto

Santa’s coming to Parc Slip Nature Reserve

See your little ones’ faces light up as they meet Santa himself at Parc Slip Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre (Coffee Shop) on 6th & 7th

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The well named Golden Waxcap

Wonderful Waxcaps (and funny looks)

As a gateway into identifying Fungi you can’t get much better than Waxcaps.   Not only are they easy to spot, being brightly coloured and found

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The great wall of Coed y Bwl

The Great Wall of Coed y Bwl

On a dark and stormy night last autumn, gale force winds off the Bristol Channel hit Coed-y-Bwl Reserve with enough force to bring down a

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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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