Category: News

red squirrel in the snow

Our 2018 Highlights

2018 has been an incredibly busy year within The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales. We asked the staff what their highlights were for

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Paul Thornton winning the Lantra Award

Paul wins a Lantra Award!

Well Done Paul! Last month, Lantra (Sector Skills Council for land-based and environmental industries) announced their Land-based learner of the Year Awards 2018. The ceremony

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Skomer Island Migrant Bird Sightings – November 2018

What’s been spotted on Skomer in November? Numbers of wildfowl were pretty high with peak counts of 12 Eurasian Wigeon (7th), 70 Eurasian Teal (17th),

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Open Plan Living Area - Oak Tree Cottage Cwtch

Wild Winter Days & Cosy Overnight Stays!

Banish those winter blues and get WILD in 2019 with a visit or stay at our Welsh Wildlife Centre and self catering Oak Tree Cottage,

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Parc Slip Photo by MJ Clark

New Years Day with The Wildlife Trust

We’re open on New Years Day 2019! Once you’ve celebrated the festive season, eaten an unspeakable amount of mice pies and rung in the New

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Red squirrel looking down at the camera from a branch above

New Kit on the Block

An exciting new development for the red squirrel project in mid Wales! Evidence from red squirrel hairs has provided positive news about the condition of

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e-Christmas Card - Owl flying

Unique Christmas Gift Ideas

Discover unique Christmas gift inspiration in our online Wildlife Trust shop. Be the ultimate gift giver this year with gifts that won’t fail to bring

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Bridging the Way

Castle Woods Foot Bridge is Finally Open for use! Regular users of The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales’ beautiful nature reserve, Castle Woods

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Grey Phalarope sitting on the sea

Skomer Island Update and Migrant Bird Sightings – October 2018

After an extremely busy and successful season on Skomer, we’ve now only got four people left on the island; Sylwia and Nathan – the new

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Meadow Management in Ceredigion

Work at reserves in Ceredigion Strimming, strimming, strimming… This month The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales, and a dedicated team of volunteers, have

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Fire prevention coastal heath at Overton Mere

Firebreaks and Coastal Heath

Early in the scorching hot summer of 2018 about 9 hectares (or half of the entire reserve) of Longhole Cliff, one of our South Gower

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Our Pledge to Reduce our Use of Palm Oil

With the launch of Iceland’s eye-opening advert which focuses on the use of palm oil in everyday products and the extremely severe and harmful impact

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