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


NOVEMBER

Tuesday 18th
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 25th
Reserve Work Party
: Scrub clearance for marsh fritillary butterflies at BWT Ystradfawr nature reserve, Ystradgynlais, SA9 1PQ (Grid ref SN 79 10). Meet end of Weavers Road to work by Coed Cae Mawr (above cycle track). Ring for directions. SITA Marsh Fritillary Project: Scrub clearance for Rhos Pasture Area 7. Leader: Steph Coates. 10.15am - 3.30pm.

Wednesday 26th
Christmas shopping event at Cotswold Outdoor: Cotswold shop, 102 The Struet, Brecon, LD3 7LT. BWT Members can take advantage of discount shopping and purchase their Christmas presents and outdoor gear in readiness for the season. Mulled wine and mince pies will be provided by Cotswold Outdoor for this social event. 20% discount is available on full price items and not on those items already reduced. Raffle tickets are available on the night and the draw will take place at 7.30pm during the shopping evening. If you are not a Trust member but would like to join please visit our website or join on the night. Please register your interest for this event by emailing the BWT office. 6pm - 8pm.


DECEMBER

Tuesday 2nd
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.

Friday 5th
Christmas Meal: Tipple 'n' Tiffin, Theatr Brycheiniog, Canal Wharf, Brecon. 3 course meal for £20. Booking essential. Click here to see menu. Tel 01874 625708. 7.30pm.

Tuesday 9th
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 16th
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.

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 Walk: Llangors Lake. Meet at Ty Mawr Farm, Llangasty. Tel 01874 625708. 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.


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.


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