Category: East Glamorgan News

Colin Mogg

Colin Mogg

The Trust was saddened to hear of the death of Colin Mogg who passed away on 20th December 2014. Colin was a Chairman of Glamorgan …

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Morlais Castle as seen from Taf Fechan

A Morning In The Life Of

A morning in the life of a volunteer warden (winter edition): 10 mins mentally debating whether to bring gloves, 15 mins watching Goldfinch feeding on …

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A common lizard basking in the sun

Taf Fechan Reptile survey 2014

This is not a scientific analysis but here are some observations about this year’s Taf Fechan reptile surveys. There were 23 surveys completed this year …

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Sessile Oak Wood at Penderi Cliffs Reserve L Maiden

Bridgend Group’s Five-star Members’ Night

With festive spirit and a record audience of over 60, Bridgend Group presented a five-star programme of wildlife lectures at the Trust’s Parc Slip Centre …

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Beth checking a nest box by Vaughn Matthews

New Faces

Hi everyone, my name’s Beth and I will be taking over from Laura as the Local Wildlife Sites Officer with the Wildlife Trust of South …

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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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