Category Archives: Conservation Grazing

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Grazer of the Week 21st June; Pryderi the Welsh Mountain Sheep

Our Grazer of the Week this week is Pryderi the Welsh Mountain Sheep, who grazes some really interesting habitat, managed by the Woodland Trust at Coed Felenrhyd and Llennyrch. This woodland in the Snowdonia National Park has a place in Welsh legend; it is mentioned in the Mabinogion as the last

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Grazer of the Week 14th June; Rhos the Belted Galloway

Our Grazer of the Week this week is Rhos the belted galloway. Rhos is one of three belties grazing at Y Gweira Nature Reserve near Llantrisant Common, owned and managed by the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales. Y Gweira is a mosaic of wet heath, mire and marshy grassland,

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Grazer of the Week 7th June; Houdini the Hebridean Sheep

Our Grazer of the Week this week is Houdini the Hebridean Sheep.  Houdini and field mate Steve McQueen (can you guess what they have been up to lately?) are an important part of North Wales Wildlife Trusts management work at Bridge Craft Meadow, a Coronation Meadow near Holt. Bridge Craft Meadow

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Species in Focus; Natterjack Toad

Spend an evening in the sand dunes near Talacre in North Wales at this time of year and if you are lucky you will hear the distinctive call of the natterjack toad. Natterjack toads are distinguished from their more common relatives by a slightly smaller size and a yellow dorsal stripe.

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Grazer of the Week 31st May; Conwy the Carneddau Pony

Conwy the Carneddau Pony grazes at RSPB Conwy Nature Reserve near Llandudno. RSPB Conwy is a haven for wetland birds such as curlews, redshanks and grazing wigeons, with two large lagoons, reedbeds and islands. The ponies are an important part of the habitat management here as lawnmowers, keeping the grass short

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Grazer of the Week 24th May; Gwydion the Welsh White

Our Grazer of the Week this week is Gwydion the Welsh White, who grazes sites around South Wales for the Woodland Trust. Gwydion and the herd of seven Welsh whites are owned by the Woodland Trust. The cattle conservation graze at Coed Tregib, Coed Gwempa, Coed Maesmelin & other sites near Neath.

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