Brecon Local Group

The Brecon Local Group is the newest in the WTSWW family of regional groups of wildlife enthusiasts.


From September to April indoor meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Muse, Brecon, LD3 7DW with talks on a wide variety of nature topics.  In December there is a morning walk followed by a Christmas lunch.

May through to August there are field trips to a wide variety of places including the Trusts reserves and further afield.

For more information, contact Pauline Hill on 07957 292235 or email

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  • The Breconshire Bird Annual Report 2019 is now available!
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    Christmas is just around the corner so we thought that we’d help you get in the festive spirit by showing you how to make a DIY beautiful natural wreath that you and your family will go WILD for! Our easy step by step guide is a fun and inexpensive way to bring a touch of nature ...
  • WTSWW’s Local Groups Go Digital!
    For many years, the Trust’s Local Members Groups have held monthly in-person meetings. The event calendar has always included enjoyable and informative talks about local wildlife and environmental projects. With field day outings in the summer to see spectacular habitats and wildlife around the UK. With COVID-19 restrictions likely to remain in place for some time, ...
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    All around our reserves there seems to be a bounty of berries this year! Bright red holly berries clustered around the stems, dark red haw berries gathered on short stalks on little twigs and bunches of orange-red rowan berries all add colour when the leaves have dropped. Even the hazy blue of sloes on blackthorn and ...
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    At this time of year fungi start sending up their fruiting bodies, aka toadstools, in a kaleidoscope of colours and a myriad of shapes and sizes. The classic one we imagine is the Fly Agaric which is red with white spots but they can be purple, brown, yellow, orange and even green. Their names are equally ...