Category: West Glamorgan news

Tara out in the field

New Woodlands Officer

Hello West Glamorgan I’m Tara Daniels, the new West Glamorgan’s Wild Woodlands Project Officer for The Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales. Tara out

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Mike Bright talks Fungi at the first talk of the autumn season

Wild about Swansea with the Local Group

Dr Rhys Jones at the Swansea Wildlife Celebration Evening Following a decline in members in the old West Glamorgan local group over the last few

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Gelli Hir Wood

Gelli Hir in Focus

Gelli-Hir Wood is a mixed broadleaved and wet woodland with a large pond, home to many species and the base for the Gower Charcoal Makers.

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Garden Pond

Water for People and Wildlife in Swansea

A natural water system is a finely balanced thing, relying on wetlands, ponds, trees and plants to slow down the journey of water into rivers

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Winter Departures – no, we didn’t head for the sun

This winter has been a bit of a departure from the norm for the staff and volunteer team. We left the woods and headed for

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The Dranges Marsh Fritillary Habitat Recovery Project

It felt like we were doing battle with the weather and ground conditions but as winter progressed so did the SITA Trust funded project to

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The Dranges Marsh Fritillary Habitat Recovery Project

It felt like we were doing battle with the weather and ground conditions but as winter progressed so did the SITA Trust funded project to

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Tomato plant

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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Love Your Countryside festival: Charcoal Making

On Tuesday 9th September WTSWW will be running a charcoal making workshop as part of the Love Your Countryside Festival on Gower. Led by Paul

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Paul pumping out the pond

Crassula Erradication on the Dranges

On the 19th June the covers came off the ponds at The Dranges NR; time to see if the UV proof membrane had had any

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Paul Thornton shows Gower Society Ilston Quarry

Latest on the Gower

Is it late spring or early summer? I am never sure. What I do know is that things are growing like crazy our meadows are

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