Category: Water for Wildlife

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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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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Common Toad

New homes for toads

As reported in the last e-newsletter, there is a new series of wetland scrapes currently being built at Parc Slip Nature Reserve. Our Welsh herptiles …

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Teifi Marsh managing flooding

What incredible weather! Water quantity and quality in Afon Teifi

After the storms and rain over the Christmas holidays, Teifi Marshes is completely inundated. Streams have become torrents, summertime ponds look like lakes, and the …

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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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CBMWC receive Environment Wales project grant

We have just received the fantastic news that we have been successful in our small project grant application to Environment Wales. The grant – worth over …

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Rhi Bevan

A Clear Way Forward for Swansea

Hello everyone, I’m Rhi the new Water for Wildlife Officer for the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales (WTSWW), based in Swansea. My role …

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Manx Shearwater by Nigel McCall

Sheer Cliffs and Shearwaters: A Skomer Island Journal

For two years I was lucky enough to spend spring and summer on Skomer, surveying the spectacular seabird colonies, watching the seasons change and experiencing …

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Bottlenose dolphin by Doug Perrine

Seaside Fun

What we see when we look out at those beautiful blue waters on a summers day is only a tiny fraction of the picture. Welsh …

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