Category: East Glamorgan News

Lapwing Ian Rose

Parc Slip’s New Elevated Bird Hide

Existing Wetlands at Parc Slip Parc Slip Nature Reserve, situated in Tondu, Bridgend is WTSWW’s flagship nature reserve in South Wales and supports a wide

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Frog spawn season; what do you need to know?

The onset of the warmer weather in February brought the start of the amphibian breeding season and the welcome appearance of frog and toad spawn

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Brian the Badger by Rose Revera

Badger sculpture named after celebrity anti-cull campaigner, Queen’s Brian May

Following the installation of the new Badger sculpture at Parc Slip Nature Reserve, the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales, who own and manage

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Badger sculpture

Name that Badger!

Visitors to Parc Slip Nature Reserve will have noticed a new addition to our picnic area, a fantastic badger sculpture created by Chris of Wood

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Highland Cows

Highland Cattle become Conservationists at Parc Slip

Parc Slip Nature Reserve has employed the help of some four-legged conservationists this month to help with the management of the nature reserve. Lapwings are

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Laura Dell

Laura tells us all about Local Wildlife Sites

So where to start? Hi everyone, my name is Laura and I will be working with WTSWW throughout 2014 as the Wildlife Sites Officer, based

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Scarce Blue Tailed Damselfly

Scarce Blue-tailed Damselfly encouraged at Parc Slip

You may have noticed that there seems to be a little more mud around Parc Slip Nature Reserve than usual? Apart from the heavy rain

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Lapwing Ian Rose

New Scrapes at Parc slip

Through support from Natural Resources Wales (NRW) a variety of new scrapes are being created at Parc Slip Nature Reserve. One of the freshly dug

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Crassula helmsii by V Matthews

The Dangers of Invasive Plants

South Wales is something of a hotspot for invasive plant species, with Himalayan (Indian) Balsam and Japanese Knotweed rightly getting a lot of the publicity

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Bittern Mike Clark

Wetland creation, winter birds and more at Parc Slip

Friends of Parc Slip with the start of the dead hedge Winter is upon us, but we’re as busy as ever at Parc Slip! It’s

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Harvest Mouse Vaughn Matthews

Diminutive harvest mice found at Cwm Colhuw Nature Reserve, Llantwit Major

Recently volunteers from the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales (WTSWW) and the South Wales Mammal Group have been surveying some of our reserves

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Dormouse by Jacqueline Hartley

Will dormice travel along ropes in the canopy?

As one of only 29 species of dormice in the world, and as the UK’s only native species of dormouse, the Hazel dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius)

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