Category: Press Releases

We are an active organisation with many interesting stories to tell about our incredible wildlife. To find out more please contact Gina Gavigan  or Rebecca Vincent on 01656 724100

Osprey nest by Tommy Evans

Wonderful Day Out at the Welsh Wildlife Centre

There are some exciting new initiatives arriving at the Welsh Wildlife Centre in Cilgerran in the next nine months.  Last week we had an osprey …

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Osprey by Andrew Mason

Nature reserve provides high rise accommodation for ospreys

Teifi Marshes, a nature reserve managed by the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales in north Pembrokeshire, has a new addition to its site …

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Ash Tree by L Maiden

Ash Die Back

The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales is very concerned about the spread of ash dieback and its impact on the natural environment.   …

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Badger by Jon Bowen

Liver fluke soars to disrupt bovine TB test results

Press release from the Badger Trust As MPs prepare to debate badger killing next Thursday (October 25th) two developments show how bovine tuberculosis (bTB) is …

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Giselle and Richard pose for the camera

Birding Pair Migrate to Dream Island

Skokholm Island, off the coast of Pembrokeshire, gets two new wardens from January 2013. Recently the island’s owners (The Wildlife Trust of South and West …

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John Griffiths spotting porpoise on Skomer

Skomer Gets Seal of Approval from John Griffiths

Environment Minister John Griffiths visits Skomer Island with the Wildlife Trusts: Thursday 4th October Minister for the Environment, John Griffiths, visited Skomer Island on Thursday …

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Willow blister by David Harries

Rare Pembrokeshire fungus found on Wildlife Trust reserve makes world most threatened list

An extremely rare species of fungus, found in four sites in Pembrokeshire, one of which is under the Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales’ management, Dowrog Common, has …

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Lasting legacy of Rhos Marion

Marion’s Lasting Legacy

A new nature reserve has been created in south Ceredigion by the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales, thanks to a very generous legacy …

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Could beavers return to the River Teifi or River Cleddau?

The Welsh Beaver Project is investigating the feasibility of bringing European beavers (Castor fiber) back to Wales after an absence of around 600 years and …

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Otter and sewin

Up Close and Personal

Have you ever forgotten your binoculars when out in the countryside, or looked on with envy as the person next to you gasps at what …

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A BBQ Summer? Charcoal Making on the Gower

There are exciting opportunities coming soon to the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales’ woodland reserves on the Gower.  The Trust, along with sponsors, …

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Painted Lady by Bob Coyle

Cwm Colhuw Nature Reserve gets funding boost

Cwm Colhuw Nature Reserve gets funding boost This stunning 12 hectare nature reserve, near Llantwit Major, is managed by the Wildlife Trust of South and …

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