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PONT Pony Corner October 2022

Jean and Felix are continuing their grand tour of South Wales! They are now doing some essential meadow management at The Parish Fields Coronation Meadow. This 3 acre site has a remarkable diversity of wild flowers but when horse grazing was stopped in the 1990s, the biodiversity of the site began

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Dolau Dyfi Celebration Event

Join us for a fun event to celebrate the Dolau Dyfi project at Y Plas in Machynlleth, on the 24th September. The project is sadly coming to an end but we will be celebrating with a day packed with activities. Join us for a chance to get involved with nature activities

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PONT’s Pony Corner August 2022; more help for Marsh Frits!

Remember Jean from last Pony Corner? This week she was happy to be reunited with some old friends at Butterfly Conservations Caeau Ffos Fach Nature Reserve in Cross Hands. This site is also managed for the endangered Marsh Fritillary butterfly. Jean and Co. are doing a great job of grazing off

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Conservation Grazing a Fen = Wet Feet!

This is what happens when you forget your wellies for cow checks in a fen! Some of our project officer Emma’s cattle are currently conservation grazing the fen at Oxwich National Nature Reserve. Grazing is a valuable habitat management tool for the fens, as cattle will happily push through the dense

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Jean PONT's Pony Corner Conservation Grazing

PONT’s Pony Corner – July 2022

As you know, conservation grazing is at the heart of what we do at PONT Cymru. We help deliver practical grazing projects. Sometimes that means connecting landowners up with those with hungry animals! Jean the Welsh Mountain pony is one of the stalwarts of our conservation grazing family. She has been

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Highlights from the first year of the Dolau Dyfi Project

We have been looking back over our highlights from the first year of the Dolau Dyfi Project and we wanted to share some of them with you. As part of the project we will be undertaking practical conservation management on grasslands, peatland, and ffridd on 39 local sites. In the first

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