Nature Walk at Morfa Berwig Local Nature Reserve
Thursday 15th September
10am – 12.30pm
WWBIC will be facilitating a Nature Walk lead by Dr. Abigail Lowe at Morfa Berwig Nature Reserve in Bynea, in collaboration with Carmarthenshire Council’s Outdoor Recreation Service and funded by the Local Places for Nature Scheme. Abigail is a Botanical and Invertebrate Researcher at the National Botanical Garden of Wales and a pollinator enthusiast with a passion for public engagement.
Learn how to spot different plants, take a tour of the beautiful Morfa Berwig Reserve and discover biodiversity in your local area. This event is for you, if you’re interested to learn more about flora and fauna, you’d like to improve your biodiversity recording skills or would like to take part in a beautiful walk.
Morfa Berwig Local Nature Reserve in Bynea, which is a 15 Ha mosaic of wetland and brownfield habitats with ditches and ponds. The Afon Goch is home to a population of the rare water vole.
The reserve is excellent for birdwatching and surveys have identified that the site is used by a range of invertebrates, including uncommon bees and dragonflies which set the site buzzing in the summer.
Where to Meet
We will meet at the entrance to the Local Nature Reserve, near the roundabout.
Parking is limited so please lift share, use public transport, or your legs! where possible.
The other is a layby off the A484 Roundabout:
What to Bring
- Drinking water,
- Stout walking boots or wellies,
- Dress for the weather! – Waterproof jacket and trousers, a sun hat and sun cream,
- Notebook and pen,
- A smart phone for making records on the LERC Wales App!
Health & Safety
- The event will be outside, please ensure that you are equipped for the changeable weather,
- Please be mindful of keeping a safe distance from other attendees,
- If you have been in close contact with someone with COVID-19, are feeling unwell or have COVID-19, please stay safe at home