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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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Grazer of the Week 11th October; Ellie Wellie the Balwen

Ellie Wellie. Photo Rebecca Thomas Our Grazer of the Week is Ellie Wellie the Balwen Welsh Mountain sheep, who is providing vital conservation grazing on waxcap grasslands at Waun Las NNR. Waun Las is a National Nature Reserve and an economically-viable organic working farm at the National Botanic Garden of Wales.

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Grazer of the Week 4th October; White Walker the Welsh Pony

Formally feral pony, White Walker recently made the move from the Gower Hills to the edge of the Black Mountains. So named for her eerie blue eye! With her sister Baby Dice, she is grazing a wet meadow with dominant molinia grass, to help maintain the habitat for marsh fritillary butterflies.

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Grazer of the Week 27th September; Connor the Highland Cow

Connor the Highland steer is an essential team member of the Coedwigoedd Glaw Celtaidd Cymru – Celtic Rainforests Wales project. The Celtic Rainforests Wales project aims to protect this special Atlantic Oak Woodland/ Celtic Rainforest habitat for future generations by controlling invasive species such as Rhododendron, introducing conservation grazing at specific

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Grazer of the Week 20th September; Bo-Peep the Welsh Mountain Pony

Our #GrazeroftheWeek Torcoed Bo-Peep is currently grazing at Cwm Ivy Salt Marsh on the Gower Peninsula. Cwm Ivy is a beautiful site with an interesting back story. The area was claimed for farmland during the 17th Century by a strong sea wall that kept the tide at bay. Back in 2014, the sea

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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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