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National Trust PONT Cymru farming for the future Llyn Peninsula

Farming for the Future / Ffermio ar gyfer y Dyfodol ar Benrhyn Llŷn

National Trust Trialling a Payment for Outcomes agri-environment scheme on the Llyn Peninsula Here at PONT we are working together with the Tir a Môr Llŷn partnership  and the National Trust on an exciting new trial of a ‘Payment for Outcomes’ agri-environment scheme on the Llyn Peninsula. The work is funded by

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wren the welsh black wwt llanelli pont cymru salt marsh

Grazer of the Week 13th September: Wren the Welsh Black

Wren the Welsh Black is this weeks Grazer of the Week, who grazes the saltmarsh in the Loughor Estuary. This saltmarsh, part of the nature reserve at WWT Llanelli, is part of a mosaic of lakes, scrapes, pools, streams and lagoons which blend into the coast of the Burry Inlet in

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Tir a Môr Llŷn partnership - Open Farm Event pont cymru

Tir a Môr Llŷn partnership – Open Farm Event

Promoting the important role farming has in conserving the countryside and helping nature was the most important message shared at the successful Open Farm Event held at Cwrt, the  National Trust Farm near Aberdaron on Bank Holiday Monday. The sunshine helped to attract many local people and visitors who were able

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Dorothy Herdwick Great Orme PONT Cymru

Grazer of the Week 6th September; Dorothy the Herdwick

Grazer of the Week this week is Dorothy the Herdwick. Dorothy grazes the amazing Great Orme near Llandudno. We have been reliably informed by her shepherd Dan Jones that only the troublemakers get names! The 145-acre farm was bought by the National Trust in 2015. It came with grazing rights for

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Grazer of the Week Milly Carmarthenshire Meadows Group PONT Cymru

Grazer of the Week 30th August; Milly the Welsh Hill Pony

Did you know invasive species such as Himalayan balsam can be controlled with conservation grazing? This is Milly and her friend, previous Grazer of the Week Jean. Milly is a semi-feral Welsh Hill Pony from the Gower Commons. Milly and Jean are grazing private land on the flood plain meadow of

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Angharad Highland Cow Coity Wallia Commons Pont cymru

Grazer of the Week 23rd August; Angharad the Highland

Angharad the Highland Cow, this weeks’ Grazer of the Week, grazes at Coity Wallia Commons. Part of the herd from Woolies, Wellies and Wine, Angharad is a 4 year old heifer. Coity Wallia Commons is a large area of land (over 1,000 hectares) north of Bridgend, south Wales. The area stretches

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