Category: West Glamorgan news

Melin Cwrt Waterfall’s New Interpretation

The local communities of Clyne and Melincourt in the Neath Valley have had a welcome addition to the area in the form of new specially …

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WTSWW’s First Promotional Videos

Thanks to a grant from Visit Wales, June 2016 will see the launch of The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales’ very first promotional …

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Chipping at Coed Gawdir Stuart McKinnon

West Glamorgan Reserves News

The winter season as usual has been busy with habitat management. Some of the work has been supported by the Welsh Government’s Glastir Woodland Management …

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We’re Singing in the Rain!

Earlier this year, the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales were engaged by Natural Resources Wales to create a Sustainable Drainage Scheme (SuDS) in the …

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Rain Gardens for People and Wildlife in Swansea

Rain gardens are being planted at the heart of a city community to reduce the risk of flooding and improve habitat for wildlife. The Wildlife …

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Horses for Courses in Woodlands

Woodland management is a huge part of our job at the Wildlife Trust. Well managed woodlands are havens for biodiversity and can even be a …

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Working for Wildflowers at White Rock

White Rock is a wonderful place to discover, right in the heart of Copperopolis in Swansea. It is the site of one of the oldest …

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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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