Grazer of the Month January; Esther the Welsh Mule

Our Grazer of the Month this week is Esther the Welsh Mule (with the black face), who grazes at Kenfig National Nature Reserve. She is three years old and due to lamb twins this month. Kenfig NNR is a SSSI sand dune system with Glamorgan’s largest natural lake. It is one

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PONT Highlights from 2019

Dexters on Overton Mere PONT has had a very busy and exciting 2019 and as the year draws to a close we wanted to re-visit some of our highlights of the year. We hope you enjoy re-visiting our key moments with us! January PONT Cymru worked with the Wildlife Trust and

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Grazer of the Week 13th December; Sian the Shorthorn x

Sorcha Lewis Sian the Shorthorn cross is on the Cwmdauddwr Common near Rhayader. The common is grazed by graziers from local farms who take pride in the wildlife they see on the commons, such as curlew. This herd is out on the common over the winter period, grazing down the molinia

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Species in Focus: Grass Snake

Grass snakes are Britain’s largest snake, reaching up to 150cm in length. They are olive-green in colour, with a pattern of dark markings along their flanks and a distinctive yellow collar around the neck. Completely harmless to humans, it’s another story when it comes to amphibians! They survive on a diet

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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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