Category Archives: Fascinating Facts

Sea Buckthorn Control at Newton Burrows 16th November 2013

Don’t forget tomorrow there will be sea buckthorn clearance at newton dunes. Meeting at beach road car park at 10.00 we will be scrub clearing for a couple of hours until 12.  Last year Leigh, Lin and ‘mad fire starter’ … Continue reading

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Sat 8th June – Flower walk at Lock’s Common

Hi All,  Just a quick reminder about the flower walk at Lock’s Common this Saturday as part of Wales Biodiversity Week.  We will be meeting at The Lifeguard Station at 10.00am and until 12.00pm.   The weather is looking good for … Continue reading

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Mammal Monitoring Network, Wales (MaMoNet)

To read all about it, please click on the link (or copy and paste into y0ur browser) The Mammal Society Meanwhile, here’s a couple of photos with the ‘aawwwwwww’ factor!

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Gwent – Glamorgan Recorders’ Newsletter Issue 8

Please click on the link (or copy and paste into you browser) to read the newsletter Gwent Glamorgan Recorders’ Newsletter Issue 8 Autumn (May 2013)

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New Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre at Parc Slip Off To A Flying Start

New Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre at Parc Slip Off To A Flying Start  Parc Slip Nature Reserve, once a colliery site, is now host to an entirely different opportunity for visitors and local people providing a tourism attraction and welcome … Continue reading

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Tweet tweet !

Here’s what we spotted and heard on the Lock’s Common birdwalk on Saturday 11th May :-Starling, Herring gull, Song thrush (heard only), Jackdaw, Carrion crow, House sparrow, Rook, Lesser black backed gull, Blackbird (collecting worms in beak next to lifeguard … Continue reading

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Sat 11th May – Breeding birds of Lock’s Common 10am

Dear all Just a quick reminder about our breeding birds of Lock’s Common walk this coming weekend, Saturday 11th May.  The walk will be led by birding supremo David Carrington, the Kenfig Reserve Manager.  We will be meeting at 10.00am … Continue reading

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Want to help?Current volunteering opportunities at Parc Slip ( WTSWW)

Have a look at the current volunteering opportunites at Parc Slip by clicking (CTRL click) or copying and pasting the link into yur browser….. current volunteer opportunities PS

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Mon 22nd April – Talk at Parc Slip ‘ Mustelids – Food for Thought’

A talk entitled “Mustelids – food for thought” by Dr. Gareth Parry The talk will cover not only the ecological importance of animals like otters, badgers, and stoats, but also why they have often acquired some negative images. 7.30 pm … Continue reading

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Sun 21st April – Tracks and Trails @ Bedford Park

If you want to do some wildlife detecting and learn what an otter ‘spraint’ or owl ‘pellet’ are, then come to Bedford Park on Sunday 21st April, where mammal expert Dr Gareth Parry will lead you on the subtle art … Continue reading

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