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Grazer of the Week PONT Cymru Rhubarb the Belted Galloway

Grazer of the Week 15th March; Rhubarb the Beltie

Rhubarb the Belted Galloway at 3 months old Our #grazeroftheweek this week is Rhubarb the Belted Galloway. She is 3 years old, expecting her first calf in June and a lifelong conservation grazer! Rhubarb is grazing with a herd of Highlands and Belties on Cors Goch fen on Anglesey. The fen

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grazing Animals provide habitat for dung-eating insects PONT Cymru

Grazing Facts; Grazing Animals Provide Habitat for Dung-Eating Insects

If there’s one thing we know about grazing animals, it’s that they produce a lot of poo! Dung is essential for the UK’s 40+ species of dung beetles. Anyone who has ever poo picked after a horse or kicked over a cow pat will have seen holes in the ground underneath.

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Digital Shepherd PONT Cymru

Digital Shepherd Project

‘Digital Shepherd’ is a new website which has been created to help children learn how conservation grazing plays a key role in preserving biodiversity in our countryside.  Developed by PONT Cymru , Bridgend County Borough Council and Natural Resources Wales, the new ‘Digital Shepherd’ website is packed with lesson plans and resources that schools

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Taliesen and Brynmor Grazer of the Week PONT Cymru

Grazer of the Week 8th March; Taliesen the Boer Goat

Boer goats Taliesen and his brother Brynmor have spent the last year preventing scrub encroachment on wildflower meadows on the Gower Peninsula. Their favourite snacks are bramble and sea buckthorn! Goats are great additions to a grazing management plan. They like a wide range of plants and particularly enjoy plants that

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Training Create a conservation plan PONT Cymru

Professional Training Courses

Did you know that PONT runs bespoke training courses? We can offer courses all across Wales, for conservation professionals, livestock managers, fire service staff, the police forces, students, volunteers and farmers and anyone else who is interested. Courses we can provide include: – Stock Checker (Lantra Accredited) – Understanding livestock grazing

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South wales fire and rescue service PONT Cymru Cwmbach mountain

Controlled Burn at Cwmbach

On the 27th February 2019, the Landowner Engagement Team from South Wales Fire and Rescue Service successfully completed a controlled burn on Cwmbach Mountain, near Aberdare. This burn was to prepare the site for conservation grazing. Cwmbach mountain is a neautral grassland SSSI. PONT have been working with the landowner to install conservation

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