Tag Archives: countryside

New page added – Blogs from our partners and friends

I have added a new page to our blogsite to provide a link to our partners’ and friends’ sites. If you would like me to publicise your blog link , please send it to me  at ceri.green@bridgend.gov.uk along with a … Continue reading

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Spread the word ………

Why not encourage your friends, family and colleagues to subscribe to this blog? It’s free and they can be kept up to date with all the fantastic volunteer opportunities and events which are regularly held to raise awareness, manage and … Continue reading

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All kinds of everything!

Countryside and Biodiversity Events, Courses and Workshops 2012 Please remember to regularly check the  pages on the blog for information on upcoming local, national and international events, courses and workshops – I am updating them regularly as I receive notifications. … Continue reading

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Fur, Feathers and Flowers – some Flora and Fauna to look out for this month

  Bank voles in the hedgerows and verges – now into their breeding season and busy making nests of shredded grass. For some helpful information visit: http://www.arkive.org/bank-vole/ and http://www.discoverwildlife.com/british-wildlife Newly arrived sand martins digging burrows in river banks and soft … Continue reading

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Hedge Laying Saturday & Sunday 26th/27th February

Hedge Laying at Broadlands Come and try your hand at the dying art of hedge laying taking place on the Broadlands estate on Saturday and Sunday 26th and 27th of February. Meet in the car park by the shops at … Continue reading

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Coppicing in Bridgend: 19th February 2011

Coppicing in Bridgend, originally uploaded by Bridgend Countryside Volunteers1. Coppicing at Frog Pond Wood Local Nature Reserve This is a traditional form of woodland management whereby narrow diameter trees are cut to the ground with loppers and bow saws, and … Continue reading

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