2014 marks the Brecknock Wildlife Trusts 50th year of wildlife conservation and we are celebrating with a series of special events to mark the occaision.


Further information
All events listed are open to all and are free unless otherwise stated.

Listed events are colour coded depending on what kind of an event it is. Contacts are listed below.


Lectures, Walks & Learning Events
For booking or further information contact the Trust office:
Tel: 01874 625708
Email


Kids & Watch Club
For further details and to book a place contact the Trust.
Tel: 01874 625708
Email

Visit our Kids Page


Reserve Work Party
For further details contact:
Phil Sutton (Email),
or
Steph Coates,(Email)
Tel: 01874 625708

Look at our Reserves Work Party Page


Special Interest Group
Contact the person listed or look at our Special Interest Groups page.



The following support the running of some of the Trust events:





See below for details of forthcoming events...

Events Diary


DECEMBER

Tuesday 23rd
Reserve Work Party
: Scrub clearance and site maintenance at BWT Allt Rhongyr nature reserve, Penwyllt, Swansea Valley, SA9 1GE (Grid ref SN 852 156). To include mince pies or visit the local café after! Leader: Steph Coates. 10.15am - 3.30pm.


2015 JANUARY

Sunday 11th
Winter Bird Watch: Llangors Lake. Annual Winter Bird Watch at Llangorse Lake and an opportunity to see garden birds in the hand. An entertaining and informative bird watch to look at the hundreds of winter wildfowl and other birds, led by Andrew King and Keith Noble. Llangors Ringing Group will be showing birds in the hand (weather permitting). Park and meet at Ty Mawr Farm, Llangasty. GR SO 123 260. Refreshments will be available at the end of the walk. £3 per adult. 9.30am - 12.30pm.

Tuesday 13th
Reserve Work Party
: Coppicing for dormice at BWT Pwll-y-Wrach nature reserve, near Talgarth. LD3 0DU (Grid ref SO 162 328). Meet main reserve car park. Leader: Phil Sutton. 10.15am - 3.30pm.

Tuesday 27th
Reserve Work Party
: Scrub clearance for marsh fritillary butterfly at a site in Ystradgynlais. Joint event with Butterfly Conservation. Meet at 10.15am in Weaver's Road, Ystradgynlais, SA9 1PQ (Grid ref: SN 791 098). Bring warm clothes, strong footwear, gardening gloves, a warm drink and lunch if you wish to stay beyond lunchtime. BWT leader: Stephanie Coates. Butterfly Conservation leader: Richard Smith (01446 793229). 10.15am to 3pm.


FEBRUARY

Tuesday 3rd
Reserve Work Party
: Hedgelaying at BWT Pen y Waun nature reserve, near Llanwern, Brecon, LD3 0TL (Grid ref SO 094 298). Meet at the reserve. Leader: Phil Sutton. 10.15am - 3.30pm.

Sunday 8th
Reserve Work Party
: Scrub clearance for marsh fritillary butterfly at a site in Ystradgynlais. Joint event with Butterfly Conservation. Meet at 10.15am in Weaver's Road, Ystradgynlais, SA9 1PQ (Grid ref: SN 791 098). Bring warm clothes, strong footwear, gardening gloves, a warm drink and lunch if you wish to stay beyond lunchtime. BWT leader: Stephanie Coates. Butterfly Conservation leader: Richard Smith (01446 793229). 10.15am to 3pm.

Tuesday 10th
Reserve Work Party
: Hedgelaying at BWT Pen y Waun nature reserve, near Llanwern, Brecon, LD3 0TL (Grid ref SO 094 298). Meet at the reserve. Leader: Phil Sutton. 10.15am - 3.30pm.

Tuesday 17th
Reserve Work Party
: Habitat management for Rhos Pasture at BWT Ystradfawr nature reserve (northern end), Hendreladus, Ystrad Fawr, Ystradgynlais. Meet by gate at Ysgol Golwg Y Cwm , Pen Rhos, SA9 1SE. Check meeting point with office week before. Leader: Steph Coates. 10.15am - 3.30pm.

Sunday 22nd
Brecon Wildlife Walk: Brecon. Circular wildlife walk of about 4 miles by the River Usk and Canal, chiefly for birds such as Goosanders, Dippers and Siskins. Led by Keith Noble. Start and finish at Theatr Brycheiniog car park (GR SO 046 283). Please wear suitable winter clothing and footwear, some parts could be muddy. Suggested donation £3.00. 9.30am—1.00pm.


MARCH

Tuesday 10th
Reserve Work Party
: Scrub clearance and site maintenance for Rhos pasture at BWT Cae Lynden & Wern Plemys nature reserves, Ystradgynlais. Come on ladies it's International Woman's Day! Meeting point TBC Leader: Stephanie Coates. 10.15am - 3.30pm.

Tuesday 17th
Reserve Work Party
: Improving access at BWT Pwll-y-Wrach nature reserve, near Talgarth. LD3 0DU (Grid ref SO 162 328). Meet main reserve car park. Leader: Phil Sutton. 10.15am - 3.30pm.

Tuesday 24th
Reserve Work Party
: Scrub clearance for Rhos pasture and site maintenance at BWT nature reserves in Ystradgynlais. Finishing off work at sites from previous work parties. Venues and meeting point TBC Leader: Stephanie Coates. 10.15am - 3.30pm.

Saturday 28th
Birds of Brechfa Pool & the Commons: Brechfa Pool. Visiting Llandefalle Hill and Llangoed Common for resident Skylarks, Stonechats, Linnets, and perhaps Golden Plover flocks and newly-arrived Wheatears, then Brechfa Pool for water birds. Meet Keith Noble on Llandefalle Hill, about 6 miles north of Brecon (GR SO 071 371). Suitable clothing and footwear for rough walking. Suggested donation £3. 9.30am -—12.30pm.


More dates and details to follow soon, keep watching this space....