YouTube Videos

We have a variety of videos and podcasts on our YouTube Channel including the selection below which also have articles associated with them. 

  • Bird Ringing at Taf Fechan Dipper ringing by Carys SolmanBird ringing is an important part of conservation research, informing scientists of changes in bird populations, how healthy the local populations are and what could be causing declines in bird populations.  Bird ringing has been happening over the last 100 years and has shown us where pollution, habitat loss and much else has created problems for ...
  • Managing a Woodland Brushcutting Coed Maidie Meadow Em FootThis podcast features our Wildlife Trust Officers out on Coed Maidie B Goddard Nature Reserve, a woodland reserve on the border between Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion.  In this podcast we explore why we manage the  woodlands in the way we do, what is the future for Coed Maidie  B Goddard Nature Reserve and look into the threats facing ...
  • A Virtual Tour of Taf Fechan Nature Reserve Taf Fechan Lime Outcrop - by Carys SolmanTaf Fechan Nature Reserve is just a couple of miles from Merthyr Tydfil and is a gateway into the Brecon Beacons. This stunning reserve is made up of a fabulous natural gorge with plunging waterfalls and deep pools, flower filled meadows and woodlands full of bryophytes and birds.  This virtual tour takes you around the reserve ...
  • Help Conserve Our Remaining Wildflower Meadows Wildflower Meadow by Kieron HustonDue to our insatiable demand for cheap food leading to the spread of intensive agriculture across our countryside, some 98% of our wildflower meadows have been lost. Shockingly this has happened in only the last few decades. Once common, meadows full of wildflowers providing food for vital pollinating insects are now a rare sight across Britain. ...
  • New ways to Monitor Our Harvest Mice Harvest Mouse by Amy LewisThe Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales’ have embarked on a new and innovative project designed to learn more about the elusive harvest mouse (Micromys minitus) at Parc Slip nature reserve near Bridgend. The project, which is being undertaken by WTSWW’s student placement, aims to identify the most effective survey methodology for the species ...