Category: Skomer Island News

End of season wrap up on Skomer Island

The autumn is a brilliant time of year on Skomer. It has a very different feel to what most people are used to. The majority …

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Skomer seal pup update!

Grey seal pupping season is almost coming to an end. We caught up with Lisa, our Head of Islands and Marine, to give us an …

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Thank you for your interest in Long Term Volunteering on Skomer Island!

Long Term Volunteers form an essential part of the island team, and have the opportunity to get involved with a whole variety of tasks and …

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Updates from Skomer Island – Biosecurity explained

Over the last month we have been working with our colleagues at the National Trust to sure up island defences again invasive non-native predators. In …

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We went WILD for Skomer LIVE series 2!

Skomer LIVE returned this July for it’s second series! Hosted by Lizzie Daly and Yussef Rafik, we took you on a jam-packed adventure of Skomer …

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Dylan Jenkins Puffin

Puffin Prize winner meets real life Puffins on Skomer Island!

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 nature competition for 10 to …

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Thank you for your interest in Weekly volunteering on Skomer!

Without its weekly volunteers, Skomer simply couldn’t operate. Volunteers play an important part in visitor management and engagement, assisting with morning and afternoon visitor boats …

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Skomer Island employees vaccinated by health board’s nurses

Three members of the vaccination team at Hywel Dda University Health Boards visited Skomer Island on Wednesday to vaccinate island employees. Most of our staff …

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Get ready for a WILD summer – Skomer LIVE is back!

The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales (WTSWW) is delighted to announce the return of its popular online broadcast, Skomer LIVE this July! Join …

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Seabird monitoring and chicks – updates from the Skomer Island team!

It’s June already and the team have been busy on the boat counting seabirds. We caught up with Ceris, our Assistant Skomer Warden. Madi, Digital …

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Wildlife Trust 8x32 Opticron Oregon Binoculars

Opticron Open Day at Lockley Lodge

Come and join us on Saturday 3rd July to experience some of Opticrons new and best tech for wildlife watching! If you’ve ever visited Skomer …

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Gargling guillemots & legless lizards: The life of a long term Skomer volunteer

A brief introduction about myself – after realising a few years ago that I wanted to pursue a career in ecology, I studied a Masters …

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