Wales Wide Wildlife Watch 2017 (part of Wales Nature Week)

Wales Wide Wildlife Watch 2017 (part of Wales Nature Week) To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Local Environmental Records Centre Wales network, all four Welsh LERCs will be involved in a Recording Drive over the weekend (10-11 June 2017). You’ll be able to get involved throughout Wales helping to record four target species: daisy, … Continue reading Wales Wide Wildlife Watch 2017 (part of Wales Nature Week) »

The Butterflies of Carmarthenshire

Learn how to identify butterflies and their foodplants and how to manage their habitats. Indoor morning presentation, afternoon butterfly walk with Dr Deborah Sazer. Saturday 29th July 2017 10:30am to 3:30pm Carmel Village Hall, Carmel, Carmarthenshire SA14 7TL £20 per person Or £15 Carmarthenshire Meadows Group members Booking essential Contact: Wild Gower / Gŵyr Gwyllt … Continue reading The Butterflies of Carmarthenshire »

Dragonfly Walks at National Botanic Garden of Wales, Carmarthenshire

Get ready for National Dragonfly Week. Dr Deborah Sazer will be leading dragonfly and damselfly walks around the ponds, lakes and marshland of the National Botanic Garden of Wales on Tuesday 11th July. There will be two walks, 12-1pm, and 2-3pm, both beginning at the main visitor entrance. Suitable footwear is recommended as the paths … Continue reading Dragonfly Walks at National Botanic Garden of Wales, Carmarthenshire »

Discovery awaits in the twilight: Take part in the National Bat Monitoring Programme by Chloe-Lea Longden

Bat numbers in the UK have declined dramatically over the last century. You can help to monitor how the UK’s bats are currently faring by taking part in the Bat Conservation Trust’s National Bat Monitoring Programme surveys which involve observing these fascinating mammals in your local area. Anyone can take part, from beginners to experts. From … Continue reading Discovery awaits in the twilight: Take part in the National Bat Monitoring Programme by Chloe-Lea Longden »

Moth Trapping in Mid Wales, Chris Shortall (Rothamsted Research)

“Moth Trapping in Mid Wales” by Chris Shortall (Rothamsted Research) When: Monday 3 April 2017, 7 pm Where: C22, Hugh Owne Building, Aberystwyth University. There is an entrance to C22 on the ‘uphill’ side of the Hugh Owen Building, midway between the Library and the A12 Lecture Theatre https://rislighttrapnetwork.wordpress.com/ Ymddiriedolaeth Bywyd Gwyllt De a Gorllewin … Continue reading Moth Trapping in Mid Wales, Chris Shortall (Rothamsted Research) »

Urgent appeal for Springtime Pembrokeshire adder sightings!

Adders are thought to be undergoing a significant national decline. Currently, we know very little about where these cryptic animals gather during the winter months in Pembrokeshire, although protecting hibernacula is crucial for adder conservation. Biodiversity Solutions, a local Social Enterprise company providing funds for small research projects across West Wales, is currently supporting a … Continue reading Urgent appeal for Springtime Pembrokeshire adder sightings! »

Iolo Williams at Archaeopteryx exhibition – All welcome

ARCHAEOPTERYX: A JURASSIC HERITAGE EXHIBITION in collaboration with Amgueddfa Cymru/National Museum Wales at The Old College Launch Events on Tuesday 14 February 2017 6.00 pm: A special session for young people with Iolo Williams – naturalist, TV presenter and Aberystwyth University Honorary Fellow. 6.30 pm: Opening of Exhibition. 7.00 pm: Q&A session with a panel … Continue reading Iolo Williams at Archaeopteryx exhibition – All welcome »

Let’s get Tumble Buzzing!!

When:16th February- 6.30pm What: Get involved in designing bee friendly features for MynyddMawrWoodland Park! Including fun activities such as junk modelling and collaging! Tea and cake for everyone! Where: Tumble Hall, Heol-Y-Neuadd, Llanelli, Tumble SA14 7DJ Contact: Sinead Sinead.lynch@bumblebeeconservation.org