Category: Skomer Island News

a group of puffins on skomer

Skomer Island Field Worker

We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic person to contribute to our seabird monitoring work on Skomer between mid-April and mid-August 2021. The post is residential …

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Dylan Jenkins Puffin

Puffin Prize Winner Announced!

This summer The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales (WTSWW) in partnership with International Classrooms On-Line (ICOL) launched ‘The Puffin Prize’, a WILD children’s …

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Tyme and Tide. Shirley Matthews

Thyme and Tide – Skokholm Island Work Party Cookery Book!

Thyme and Tide is a 114 page hardback cookery book by Shirley Matthews, one of several volunteer cooks, based on the meals served to the …

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Short eared Owl. S Zbijewska

Awesome Autumn on Skomer Island!

Autumn on Skomer is many things, from the utterly peaceful, chestnutty stillness to relentless winds and raging seas. Many would think that the island in …

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Manx Shearwater Rescue Service – Another busy season!

In August, I told you about ‘Team Shearwater’, our fantastic band of Wildlife Trust volunteers and staff who help to rescue grounded Manx shearwaters as …

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Welsh Wildlife Centre Building

Support our Shops and Help Protect Wildlife!

We were extremely pleased to be able to re-open our Gift Shop at the Welsh Wildlife Centre and our online store this September after had …

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Shearwater by Joe Wynn

Manx Shearwater Rescue Service!

From late August onwards, hundreds of thousands of juvenile Manx shearwaters begin to fledge from the Pembrokeshire Islands. Having spent 70 days in a burrow …

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New born Seal pup Lisa Morgan

Skomer Seal Season

With seabird monitoring coming to an end, August might seem like the perfect time for our Skomer wardens Nathan and Slywia to take some time …

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Skomer and Skokholm Accommodation Update 2020/2021

I am sure that most of you reading this will be aware that Skomer and Skokholm have remained closed for day and residential visitors this …

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Update from Sarah Kessell

Update from Sarah Kessell, WTSWW Chief Executive Officer. I think we are not alone in finding that the planning needed to get back to work …

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Skomer Campion Credit Mike Alexander (2)

Skomer and Skokholm Islands Update – Covid-19

As you know we have been closely monitoring the Coronavirus guidelines issued by the Welsh Government since March 2020. There are many considerations for us …

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Skomer’s long reach – the science behind global conservation!

The vital conservation value of the monitoring and management work done by the wardens and volunteers on our Wildlife Trust reserves is clear to us …

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