Grazer of the Week 1st November; Honeysuckle the Welsh Mountain Pony

Ffermymorlais Honeysuckle is a 2-year old Gower-bred filly. With her herd, all of whom are registered Welsh Mountain Ponies with the Welsh Pony and Cob Society, she grazes at Oxwich National Nature Reserve on Gower. Part of an active Welsh Mountain Pony Breeding Stud, the fillies become conservation grazers after weaning.

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Pen y Fan ponies

Wild Pony Management

In Wales we can be proud that we can see a visual representation of our heritage in the herds of wild ponies that still roam our mountains and hills. These ponies range over large areas and are distinctive landmarks in areas such as the Gower Hills, Snowdonia National Park and the

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Coastal grazing with cattle PONT Cymru

Grazers and Browsers

The role of large mammals in ecosystems. It’s National Mammal Week and at PONT we wanted to raise awareness of the grazing animals that help to manage ecosystems across Wales. Large herbivores such as cows, ponies and sheep are key in shaping the character of a habitat. To demonstrate how, we

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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 19th October; Teleri the Torwen

Continuing our waxcap grasslands theme, Teleri is grazing at a farm near Dylife in Powys. The flock of Torwen badger faced sheep are grazing with two ponies, which is preserving these grasslands for at least seven species of waxcaps which are found fruiting here at this time of year. The horses

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Exciting new PONT project in the Dyfi catchment

PONT has successfully secured grant funding from the Welsh Government and European Union through the Rural Development Plan Sustainable Management Scheme. The Dolau Dyfi Project aims to enhance and create wildflower habitat and help connect people and nature through a range of activities in and near local communities. Lowland semi-natural grassland

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