Author Archives: Bridgend Countryside Volunteer Events

About Bridgend Countryside Volunteer Events

Bridgend Countryside Volunteer blog provides details of the opportunities to get involved with managing the coast and countryside in the County Borough of Bridgend

VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE @GreenFlagWales PARK

Help pick Wales’ favourite park in online vote Over 100 parks and green spaces this year in Wales received a Green Flag Award and people are now urged to vote for their overall favourite! The annual People’s Choice Award is … Continue reading

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My Green Space short videos

Ncompass and  Dream Machine Media are working on a small project for Bridgend Countryside & Tourism department, creating a series of short films and an interactive map to showcase Bridgend’s Green Spaces – with a particular focus on Local Nature … Continue reading

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@Bryngarwteers volunteer news

Raking the marshy triangle and orchard After the summer flowers have set seed, we cut back the marshy triangle and the orchard to ensure a good show of flowers next year. Help us to rake and remove the hay cut. … Continue reading

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The Wildlife Trust @WTSWW and National Museum Wales ‘#UnknownWales Conference 2014’,

The Wildlife Trust and National Museum Wales ‘Unknown Wales Conference 2014’, is taking place on Saturday 11th October at the National Museum Wales in Cardiff. It is free to attend this event which will be celebrating and exploring our wonderful Welsh … Continue reading

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Dragonflies; Lifecycle, Identification Tips and Recording course

The British Dragonfly Society will be holding three courses entitled ‘Dragonflies; Lifecycle, Identification Tips and Recording’. These are at Teifi Marshes (the Welsh Wildlife Centre) (12th July), Pensychnant Conservation Centre, near Conwy in North Wales (23rd July) and Dinefwr NNR in Llandeilo … Continue reading

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Can you help @SWWARG with toads on Roads? #ToadPatrol @argroupsuk

SWWARG are looking for assistance with toad crossings all around South and West Wales! Volunteers need no previous experience but must have access to wet weather gear and wellies. SWWARG can provide torches, Hi-Viz, buckets, signs etc. Toads are explosive … Continue reading

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@bryngarwteers annual tidy-up in the woodland garden.. And your invited!! Tomorrow 11th Jan

Happy New Year A great way to keep fit after Christmas is to join us tomorrow Saturday 11th Jan, for our annual tidy-up in the woodland garden, as well as planting some bulbs to make the garden look beautiful in … Continue reading

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Bridgend countryside volunteer opportunities: Bryngarw volunteer programme of events 2014

The volunteer programme has been going for over five years and has gone from strength to strength, with members of the local community donating their time and efforts to support preserving the park’s natural environment. The volunteers meet one Saturday … Continue reading

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Bridgend countryside volunteer opportunities: Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales

Yep it’s that time of year when volunteer events are published showing the breadth of countryside volunteer opportunities in Bridgend. Yes we have listened (Leigh) and with a more joined up approach this year from all volunteer providers, there should … Continue reading

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Do you have a passion for wildlife recording in your garden?

Correspondence from Sean McHugh WBP. Dragonfly TV are looking for enthusiastic people who have a passion for wildlife recording in their gardens and are looking some Welsh examples. Dragonfly Film and Television Offer Dragonfly TV are developing a programme about … Continue reading

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