Category: Water for Wildlife

Swansea Makes a Splash- Rain Gardens Officially Opened

Today, on St David’s Day, a day of celebration for Wales, the opening of a new Rain Garden was celebrated in Swansea. The Wildlife Trust …

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We’re Singing in the Rain!

Earlier this year, the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales were engaged by Natural Resources Wales to create a Sustainable Drainage Scheme (SuDS) in the …

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Rain Gardens for People and Wildlife in Swansea

Rain gardens are being planted at the heart of a city community to reduce the risk of flooding and improve habitat for wildlife. The Wildlife …

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Shore Fin land based photo

Shore Fin Project 2014

Initiated in 2014, ShoreFin is the Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre’s dedicated land-based bottlenose dolphin photo-identification (Photo-ID) project whose aim is to build up an …

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Tawe Volunteers

In Swansea we have a brilliant group of volunteers who are helping us raise awareness of the importance of local waterways and also are doing …

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Tawe River Rangers

WTSWW ‘ River Rangers’ monitoring pollution on the city river

Volunteers have been helping to monitor and report conditions on the River Tawe via a Welsh Government funded initiative, headed by the ourselves at the …

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Warning, water buffalo at work!

Regular visitors will know that, since 2002, the place to see water buffalo is The Welsh Wildlife Centre and Teifi Marshes. These gentle giants graze …

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Beaver Our Guest - Hanc gives a warm Welsh welcome to Oak Tree Cottage The Cwtch by L.Maiden-1

Beaver our guest at Oak Tree Cottage!

Visitors to the Welsh Wildlife Centre and Teifi Marshes Nature Reserve had a real treat this weekend when they met the newest member of the …

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Guillemot by Dave Boyle

Conference highlights international importance of Pembrokeshire’s seabirds

Just a few short weeks after the massive wrecks of dead seabirds across the western coast of Europe, a conference in Cardiff has highlighted the …

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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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Torrent on the Teifi by L Maiden

Wild Weather Causes Difficulty for Water Dwelling Wildlife

After a glorious summer and mild autumn, 2014 made it’s entry with high winds, storm surges and widespread flooding across Wales.  This wet weather has …

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Water Vole by Margaret Holland

Help Us Find Ratty

Mole’s friend Ratty, the misnamed water vole, has faced some serious threats over the last few decades. Water voles are a protected species but sadly …

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