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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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Brave as Lions!

‘Porthcawl Lions Beach clean Sat 23rd March We started our 2 hour forshore clean up on Saturday with about a dozen helpers but after one hour we retired as it was so very very cold. We managed to clear about … Continue reading

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Beach Clean @ Newton Burrows 9th March 2013

  Beach Clean @ Newton Burrows 9th March 2013  It was a lovely, yet cold day for Saturday’s beach clean at Newton. Although the dunes looked quite clear of litter at first glance, we manged to collect 20 bags of … Continue reading

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Bridgend Countryside Volunteers are never Sker-ed of a bit of tree planting!

Tree Planting at Sker Farm, Kenfig Friday 1st February 2012.  Bridgend finally saw some good weather on Friday morning for our latest countryside event.  Some of our veteran tree planters from the last event at Coed y Mwstwr Hotel were … Continue reading

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‘…it only takes some volunteers to plant a thousand trees’

Tree Planting at Coed y Mwswtr Hotel, Coychurch 26thJanuary 2013 This was the first Bridgend Countryside volunteer event of the year and snow was still on the ground when we met at Coed y Mwtswr Hotel for some tree planting.Coed … Continue reading

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Countryfile at Kenfig National nature Reserve

Countryfile were interested in the dune rejuvenation work taking place on the nature reserve, removing vegetation to kick-start plant succession on bare sand. Matt even had a go driving one of the diggers although I think he had more fun … Continue reading

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Hedge-laying at Parc Slip 02/12/02

There was a good turn out of volunteers at Parc Slip Nature Reserve on a frosty but sunny Sunday morning to lay hedgerow.  Hywel our instructor for the day gave us a very interesting talk about traditional hedges and their … Continue reading

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Didn’t we do well? :-)

Balsam Bashing Feed back Following our successful balsam bash at Och y Draw Farm on the 23rd June, we’ve been back to have a look at the extent of the work we did.  Here’s a few photos to show how … Continue reading

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Dry Stone Walling 21st & 22nd July

The great weather over the weekend made for a very successful walling event. With Hywel only being slightly late, and despite Rob forgetting to mention about the state of the road on the way up to the farm, we managed … Continue reading

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