Category: West Glamorgan news

Paul and Crassula filled pond

Crassula Invasion

Not only is this invasive weed at Parc Slip but it is also infesting two out of three remote ponds at our newest west Glamorgan

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Laura Dell

Laura tells us all about Local Wildlife Sites

So where to start? Hi everyone, my name is Laura and I will be working with WTSWW throughout 2014 as the Wildlife Sites Officer, based

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Surveying amongst Devil's bit scabious

Marsh Fritillary on the Dranges

The reserves team in West Glamorgan have been involved with the management of The Dranges, Bishopston for the last 6 years and it is soon

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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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Paul Thornton shows Gower Society Ilston Quarry

The Gower Society

Sarah Kessell, Paul Thornton and Lizzie Wilberforce hosted a visit for members of the Gower Society committee, to see some of our Gower nature reserve

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Peacock Butterfly Bob Coyle

Butterfly Walk in Gelli Hir Wood

Learn to identify and survey woodland butterflies in their habitat. Find out about woodland conservation on Gower, and meet some of the creatures it benefits! Saturday

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Making charcoal on the Gower by R Killa

BBQ Summer Good for Native Wildlife

Making charcoal is an ancient art which far precedes the traditional Welsh BBQ, in fact humans in Britain have been using charcoal for at least

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Making Steps at Melincwrt

Making Steps at Melincwrt

Spring is finally here and with it a complete change of work programme for us. With our winter work completed in March before the bird

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Craig clearing scrub at the Dranges

Notes from a Volunteer

My Name is Craig Cornish and I am a 22 year old Geography graduate and previous trainee teacher. After deciding that teaching was not for

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Overton Mere by Nigel Ajax Lewis

Sustainable management at Overton Mere

All nature reserves depend on the investment of time and money to manage them in the best way possible for wildlife, and each presents unique

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Bag of Gower Charcoal

Gower Charcoal Now for Sale

An important part of woodland management is coppicing, this allows the structure of the woodland to become very diverse, which is fantastic for ground flora

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The Big Burn

Charcoal Kilns and Coppicing

The last volunteer day before christmas was a charcoal making training day with staff and volunteers from The Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales,

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