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


MAY

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th
Spring Festival at Llanelwedd, Builth Wells. Join the six Welsh Wildlife Trusts who are sharing a stand at this event for smallholding, gardening and sustainable living. Donations welcome. Contact Bev Lewis at the office.

Saturday 30th
Ystradfawr Walk, Ystradgynlais. Ystradfawr is one of a group of nature reserves managed by the BWT as part of its Upper Tawe Valley Living Landscape project in an old mining community. This year we saw a large population of Anaphalis margaritacea (Pearly everlasting) on one of the spoil heaps. For details please contact John Crellin or Steph Coates. Tel 01874 625708. Cost £3 per adult. Starts 10.30am.


JUNE

Tuesday 2nd
Reserve Work Party: Essential maintenance work, BWT Allt Rhongyr nature reserve. Various tasks likely to be fencing related. Meet at SA9 1GE, SN 852 156. 10.15am - 3.30pm.

Saturday 13th
Vicarage Meadows Botany, BWT Vicarage Meadows, Abergwesyn. BWT Vicarage Meadows has 3.6 hectares of wildflower rich meadow and wet pasture set in the Irfon valley adjacent to the Nant Irfon National Nature Reserve at Abergwesyn. This is one of the BWT's most botanically rich reserves. It is hoped to see the Small White orchid but this cannot be guaranteed. Much more certain are Heath Fragrant orchid, Greater Butterfly orchid and Wood Bitter Vetch. Led by Stephanie Coates. Grid Ref SN 8597 5307. For details please contact John Crellin, tel: 01497 821116. Cost £3 per adult. Meet at 10.30am.

Tuesday 23rd
Reserve Work Party: Bracken and Himalayan Balsalm control, BWT Ystradfawr nature reserve (SITA Project). Involves walk around site. Meet at top of Weavers Road SA9 1PQ SN 7933 0972. 10.15am - 3.30pm.


JULY

Tuesday 7th or 21st TBC
Reserve Work Party: Bracken cutting at BWT Cae Eglwys nature reserve. Cutting bracken to benefit the wildflowers at this lovely meadow with far reaching views. LD3 9PR, SO 025 333. 10.15am - 3.30pm.

Sunday 12th
Reserve Work Party: Bracken control at BWT Allt Rhongyr nature reserve. (SITA project). Many wildflowers to be seen. Meet at SA9 1GE, SN 852 156. 10.15am - 3.30pm.

Tuesday 14th
Reserve Work Party: Bracken control at BWT Wern Plemys and Cae Lynden nature reserves. Meet Diamond Park entrance SA9 1ES, SN 786 094 Glyntawe Row. 10.15am - 3.30pm.

Wednesday 22nd
Reserve Work Party: Plant survey and optional bracken control at BWT Allt Rhongyr nature reserve. John Crellin leading survey. Meet at SA9 1GE, SN 852 156. 10.15am - 3.30pm.

Tuesday 28th
Reserve Work Party: Bracken control at BWT Allt Rhongyr nature reserve. (SITA project). Many wildflowers to be seen. Meet at SA9 1GE, SN 852 156. 10.15am - 3.30pm.


AUGUST

Tuesday 4th
Reserve Work Party: Bracken control at BWT Allt Rhongyr nature reserve. (SITA project). Many wildflowers to be seen. Meet at SA9 1GE, SN 852 156. 10.15am - 3.30pm.

Friday 7th
Pond Dip, Penlan Pond, Brecon Leisure Centre. Learn more about what lies beneath in these two pond dipping sessions. Numbers restricted, booking essential. Contact Stephanie Coates 01874 625708. Cost: Adults £3, Children £1. Sessions at 10:30m and 1pm.

Tuesday 11th or 18th TBC
Reserve Work Party: Bracken cutting at BWT Cae Eglwys nature reserve. Cutting bracken to benefit the wildflowers at this lovely meadow with far reaching views. LD3 9PR, SO 025 333. 10.15am - 3.30pm.

Saturday 15th
Reserve Work Party: Bracken control at BWT Allt Rhongyr nature reserve. (SITA project). Many wildflowers to be seen. Meet at SA9 1GE, SN 852 156. 10.15am - 3.30pm.

Date TBC
Bat Walk at Brecon Promenade, Brecon. Learn about bat ecology, watch their behaviour and hear echo-location calls. Meet at Kensington car park. Family friendly event. No dogs please. Bring a torch. In partnership with Brecknock Bat Group and Brecon Beacons National Park Authority. Cost: £5. Contact Bev Lewis 01874 625708. 8.30pm - 10pm. Numbers restricted, booking essential. Contact Stephanie Coates

End of August - date TBC
Mini Reserve Work Party: Cutting sward at BWT Vicarage Meadows nature reserve. A few volunteers required to help with this task. Contact office for details.


SEPTEMBER

Early September - date TBC
Reserve Work Party: Cutting and raking sward at BWT Vicarage Meadows and Cae Pwll y Bo nature reserves, Abergwesyn. LD5 4TP, SN 850 526. Help to maintain these nationally important wildflower rich meadows. Meet by bridge over river Irfon in Abergwesyn to go to Vicarage Meadows first. 10.15am - 3.30pm.


OCTOBER

Early October - date TBC
Reserve Work Party: Cutting and raking sward at BWT The Byddwn, Pen y Waun and Trewalking Meadow nature reserves, close to the east of Brecon. Meeting on roadside at LD3 7SU, SO 087 277 to go to The Byddwn first. 10.15am - 3.30pm.

Saturday 24th
Fungal Foray, BWT Pwll-y-Wrach nature reserve, Talgarth. Led by David Mitchell. Meet in Talgarth car park so that we can travel to the nature reserve together due to limited parking. Cost £3 per adult, suitable for all ages. Contact Clare Morgan. Starts at 2pm.


NOVEMBER

Wednesday 11th
51st Annual General Meeting, Llandew village hall. Come along and meet our trustees and staff. Find out what work the Trust has completed recently. Everyone welcome. Only BWT members can vote at the AGM. Contact Clare Morgan. Starts at 7pm.


DECEMBER

Friday 4th
Christmas Meal, Tipple 'n' Tiffin, Canal Wharf, Brecon. Join us for this annual social event. Booking essential. Menu to follow. Contact Clare Morgan. Starts 1pm.



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