Job Opportunity – Dolau Dyfi Project Project Officer

The Project The Dolau Dyfi Project is grant funded by Welsh Government and European Union through the Rural Development Plan Sustainable Management Scheme. The Candidate The ideal candidate will have a degree in an environmental science, practical experience in nature conservation and working with livestock as well as experience of working

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Grazer of the Week 22nd November; Chloe the Welsh Hill Pony

Chloe is a semi-feral Welsh pony, born and bred on the Gower Hills. Pictured here with her foal Gidget, Chloe now conservation grazes around the Gower. Having completed autumn grazing at Roydon’s corner on the South Gower Coast Nature Reserves, Chloe and her small herd are now grazing at hay meadows

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Habitat in Focus; Rhos Pasture

In our Habitat in Focus articles, we’d like to draw your attention to some of our important Welsh habitats, including what makes them important and how we are working to preserve them. In this article we are focusing on Rhos pasture. Rhos is the Welsh word for moor or moorland. Rhos

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Grazer of the Week 29th November; Buster the Beltie

We have a #GrazeroftheWeek from our conservation grazing colleagues in England this week. Buster the Belted Galloway grazes nature reserves at Oulton for Suffolk Wildlife Trust. This was the first season of conservation grazing for Carr Farm Geese & Galloways and they had the following to say about their first it.

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Grazer of the Week 15th November; Rod Stewart the Highland

Sorcha Lewis ‘Rod Stewart’ the Highland is actually a cow but had to be named as such for her rock star hair! In the beautiful Elan Valley, ‘Rod’ is helping to conserve the curlew population. In the past two decades, the population of curlew across the UK has halved (Source: RSPB

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Kill your speed, not our animals

Three of this community cow-share herd were killed by a hit-and-run in early November 2019 We are very sorry to share the news that Friday’s Grazer of the Week Red and his herd were involved in a hit-and-run on the common on Saturday 9th November. Three of the cows were killed.

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Grazer of the Week 8th November; Red the Highland Cross

Red is part of an innovative new community cow-share project taking place on Gower. The cow-shares aim is to rear a small herd of cattle on Fairwood Common, helping to preserve the wildlife value of the common along with other commoners. Red is a Highland x Aberdeen Angus, a small, hardy

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