Category: Press Releases

We are an active organisation with many interesting stories to tell about our incredible wildlife. To find out more please contact Gina Gavigan  or Carys Evans on 01656 724100

Mike Philips

Wheeling for wildlife in Northern Spain

Wildlife Trust supporter Michael Philips is soon to be seen donning lycra and cycling across Northern Spain to Santiago de Compostella and has chosen to

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Delicate burn at Y Gweira by G Watkeys

Fighting fire with fire

This week we teamed up with the South Wales Fire Service to carry out a controlled burn at Y Gweira Nature Reserve.  The reserve is part of

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Burnt Hide and Nia Stephens

Teifi Marshes Emergency Hide Appeal

Today (5/3/2015) our Curlew Hide at Teifi Marshes Nature Reserve has been burnt to the ground. Please donate now to raise money to build better,

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Puffin with sand eels in May weed

Puffins Hit Hard by Last Winter’s Storms

As the first storms of the winter turn the Atlantic into a gargantuan washing machine, research is revealing the harsh consequences of last winter’s storms

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Reed warbler

Songbird survival in the face of starvation

Many of the migratory songbirds that visit our shores in the summer to nest and raise their young spend the winter in the heart of

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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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Basking Shark by JP Trenque

Megafauna Hotspots: the Missing Link in Marine Protection

New report highlights need to protect important places for dolphins, whales and basking sharks Today (4 November) a new report identifies four important Welsh ‘megafauna

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Adult marsh fritillary by Rob Parry

A New Reserve on Gower and Funding from Sita Trust

The Wildlife Trust of South West Wales( WTSWW)  is celebrating the news that it has secured a £70,000 grant from SITA Trust to enhance The

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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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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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Red Squirrel by Jon Hawkins

Communities Act to Save the Red Squirrel in Mid Wales

Over 50 people congregated in community centres across mid Wales last week to find out about how local people can act to save the red

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