Category Archives: Fauna and Flora

@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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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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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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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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Have you seen this invader? @defranature @cehsciencenews want to know #asianhornet

Sorry for the repeat post, but please note the contact email change for reporting sightings of Asian Hornet, please send to alert_nonnative@ceh.ac.uk. Thanks to Lucy at the GB non-native species team for spotting our error and thanks for reading our … 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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