Living Landscapes

Llanfair Caereinion Town Council woodland wins National Lottery support

Wednesday 8th November 2017

Volunteers managing infrastructure in Deri Woods

Llanfair Caereinion Town Council has received over £60,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for an exciting project - Llanfair Community Woodland Restoration Project - in Deri Woods, Llanfair Caereinion. Made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, the project will focus on the restoration of Deri Woods, with benefits for people and wildlife, working in partnership with Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust.

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Rare Bittern back at Welshpool nature reserve

Tuesday 24th January 2017

Bittern @ Llyn Coed y Dinas Nature Reserve copyright Mark Wilson (mwphoto.co.uk)Bittern copyright Mark Wilson (mwphoto.co.uk)

Elusive and rare, the Bittern is on the wish list for many a wildlife enthusiast. Yet, despite their large size, they are very hard to spot. So, the presence of one of these heron-like birds a few metres outside the bird hide at Llyn Coed y Dinas Nature Reserve is very special indeed.

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Nature is in decline but the future’s bright for butterflies

Wednesday 21st September 2016

Pearl-bordered Fritillary copyright Montgomeryshire Wildlife TrustPearl-bordered Fritillary © MWT

Russell George AM champions projects to protect rare species

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New meadow creation underway in Montgomeryshire

Friday 19th August 2016

MWT volunteers broadcasting meadow seed at Hurdley MeadowsMWT volunteers broadcasting meadow seed at Hurdley Meadows

WORK BEGINS AT Hurdley Meadows to create a new Coronation Meadow for Montgomeryshire

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Honey company and wildlife trust taste success with hive partnership

Friday 5th August 2016

Hilltop Honey owner Scott Davies (left) with MWT’s CEO Clive FaulknerHilltop Honey owner Scott Davies (left) with MWT’s CEO Clive Faulkner at one of the nature reserve hives

A successful Mid Wales honey company has formed a mutually beneficial partnership with Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust (MWT)

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Deri Woods Project has bagged a share of a £11.5million carrier bag charge fund

Friday 18th March 2016

Deri Woods Llanfair Caereinion in the spring copyright Tamasine StrettonDeri Woods in the spring copyright Tamasine Stretton

We are delighted to announce we have bagged £12,000 from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.

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Community Support for Vandalised Nature Reserve

Thursday 18th February 2016

Dyfed Powys Police present the check to Montgomeryshire Wildlife TrustDyfed Powys Police present the check to MWT's Rob Haigh © MWT

Local school children and Dyfed Powys Police are helping restore a Nature Reserve near Newtown which was hit by vandalism in the summer of 2015, resulting in broken windows and damage to the bird hides.

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Initiative with Kew Gardens to Protect Wales’s Trees Takes Root

Tuesday 17th November 2015

Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust volunteers collecting sloes at Roundton HillMontgomeryshire Wildlife Trust volunteers collecting sloes at Roundton Hill

With a host of new pests and diseases attacking the UK’s native treescape, a new consortium of Welsh organisations, working with Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank, are tackling the threat, as part of the UK National Tree Seed Project.

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Deputy Minister visits Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust

Friday 23rd October 2015

Deputy Minister Rebecca Evans with MWT staff & local landownersDeputy Minister Rebecca Evans with MWT staff & local landowners

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, Rebecca Evans, has visited Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust’s Glaslyn Nature Reserve to meet farmers and landowners who are working with the Wildlife Trusts to pioneer a new upland economy for mid-Wales.

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Seed sales sow success for nature conservation

Monday 17th August 2015

Nicholas Watts and Paul Wilkinson at Vine House FarmPhoto copyright ChrisTaylorPhotography.com

Vine House Farm birdfood delivers £1m royalties for The Wildlife Trusts

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