Category Archives: Post-event Feedback

Bryngarw Balsam Bashed! – 7th July

We welcomed 2 new volunteers who braved the inclement July weather – Charlene and her son Josh, plus 5 regulars, Dan and Helen. Although the weather wasn’t great, we managed to do 4 hours work and cleared quite a large … Continue reading

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Sand Dune Survivors Plant Walk 30th June

Newton Sand Dune Survivors Plant Walk 30 June 2012   It was with great astonishment (more than timing) that the rain held off for the plant walk.  Mad Leigh kindly agreed to make a list of the plants and be … Continue reading

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Ochwr Draw Farm Balsam Bash 23rd June

Ochw Draw Farm Balsam Bash 23 June 2012     Even an early down pour couldn’t dampen the spirits of the 11 who attended the great Ochw Draw ‘ Balsam bash’.   Despite a number of aching backs, by the … Continue reading

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Rob and Geoff to the rescue!

Bridgend’s answer to ‘Rhys to the Rescue’   Rob and Geoff (aka Batman and Robin although the roles appear to be interchangeable!) made a mercy dash to a colleague’s garden last night to rescue a sizeable  grass snake (natrix natrix) … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Evening Birdwalk at Newton Burrows

This is what we like – feedback on our events! Keep it coming please 🙂 ‘Hi everyone, a good time was had by all as we explored Newton Burrows this evening with scope & knowledgeable Dave! Joint efforts managed sightings … Continue reading

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The Thinker? Catalogue pose?……..Fun ‘Caption Competition’ !

Rob taking a rest during the Lock’s Common birdwalk on Saturday…….best caption sadly won’t receive a prize (but could give us all a giggle!) Unfortunately the off-shore wind blew away some of the anticipated attendees so many thanks to Sarah … Continue reading

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Latest feedback from our intrepid roving blogger Leigh – keep it coming!

“I was torn between the Bumblebee ID course on Saturday and the Vale Walking Festival on Saturday and decided on the walk. Met a lovely chap called Richard who works at Coed Hills Forest Garden in the Vale and he … Continue reading

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Fishy goings-on at Kenfig!

Fishing Barrier at Kenfig Apart from the weather, all went well putting in the fishing barrier between the north lagoon and Kenfig Pool. Harry and Gareth from the Fishing club together with Dave, Geoff, Rob and Rob donned their waders … Continue reading

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Right on track! Who am I?

The tracks and trails event on Saturday 21st April was well supported with 16 people attending, almost half  being younger wildlife enthusiasts which is fantastic to see! Gareth ‘otter ‘ Parry led a great walk pointing out various signs and trails at … Continue reading

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A ‘roaring’ success! – Porthcawl Lions litter pick Sat 31st March

We did the pick on Saturday and found that the Surfers against Sewage had done a very good job on the first part of the foreshore from Rest Bay but the second part was in a bit of  a  state … Continue reading

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