See below for details of forthcoming events...

Events Diary


2017 JANUARY

Saturday 28th

EVENT: Wildlife Watch Family Event at Brecon Subud Hall, LD3 7HH. 10-12 noon. Have fun learning about wildlife. Quiz, craft activities, nature walk. Suitable for children ages 5-11. £3 per child. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Be prepared to go outside and bring binoculars if you have them. Contact Pauline Hill to book and for more information on 01874 625708

Friday 27th

Reserve Work Party: Scrub Clearance at Wern Plemys. Bramble and scrub clearance on Meadow 4. Meet at layby near SA9 1PT and walk to site via cycle route on Neath Road SN79070925. Bring warm clothes, strong footwear, drink and lunch.10.15am to 3pm – Contact Anna Guzzo for more info on 01639 844273. "Wild Communities" project.

Tuesday 31st

Reserve Work Party: Coppicing at BWT Pwll-y-Wrach Nature Reserve, near Talgarth. Learn the traditional practice of coppicing in this wonderful ancient woodland, to benefit dormice and other woodland wildlife. Meet at the main site entrance, LD3 0DU (Grid ref SO 162 328). 10.15am - 3.30pm. Contact Phil Sutton for more information on 01874 625708.


FEBRUARY

Friday 3rd

Reserve Work Party: Scrub Clearance for Marsh Fritillary at Ystradfawr Nature Reserve .This is a joint work party with Butterfly Conservation, working on Area 3. Please meet at 10.15am on Weavers Road, SA9 1PQ (Grid ref: SN 791 098). Bring warm clothes, strong footwear, drink and lunch.10.15am to 3pm – Contact Anna Guzzo for more info on 01639 844273. "Wild Communities" project.

Friday 17th

Reserve Work Party: Scrub Clearance for Marsh Fritillary at Ystradfawr Nature Reserve .This is a joint work party with Butterfly Conservation, working on Area 3. Please meet at 10.15am on Weavers Road, SA9 1PQ (Grid ref: SN 791 098). Bring warm clothes, strong footwear, drink and lunch.10.15am to 3pm – Contact Anna Guzzo for more info on 01639 844273. "Wild Communities" project.

Tuesday 14th

Reserve Work Party: Hedgelaying at BWT Cae Pwll y Bo Nature Reserve, near Abergwesyn. Learn the traditional practice of hedgelaying at this quiet riverside meadow. Meet on site, LD5 4TW (Grid ref SN 854 512). 10.15am - 3.30pm. Contact Steph Coates for more information on 01874 625708.

Tuesday 21st (TBC )

Reserve Work Party: Hedgelaying at BWT Cae Pwll y Bo Nature Reserve, near Abergwesyn. Finishing off the work done this year on the hedge. Meet on site, LD5 4TW (Grid ref SN 854 512). 10.15am - 3.30pm. Contact Steph Coates for more information on 01874 625708.

Friday 24th

EVENT: Wildlife Watch Family Event at Hay Masonic Hall, HR35DZ. 10-12 noon. Have fun learning about wildlife. Quiz, craft activities, nature walk. Suitable for children ages 5-11. £3 per child. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Be prepared to go outside and bring binoculars if you have them. Contact Pauline Hill to book and for more information on 01874 625708.

Friday 24th

LEARNING EVENT: Tree ID Walk, Ystradfawr Nature Reserve. Learn how to identify tree's in the winter using their buds and bark as we walk around this lovely site with a wide variety of native tree species. Will include hot drinks and toasted marshmallows around the campfire. Approx. 2 miles. 10am - 1pm. Contact Anna Guzzo for more info on 01639 844273. "Wild Communities" project.

Tuesday 28th (TBC)

Reserve Work Party: Vegetation Clearance at BWT Pwll-y-Wrach Nature Reserve, near Talgarth. The Trust is developing a micro-hydro scheme on this reserve harnessing the power of the River Ennig. To enable its construction coppicing of low vegetation is required along the route of the water pipe. Meet at the main site entrance, LD3 0DU (Grid ref SO 162 328). 10.15am - 3.30pm. Contact Phil Sutton for more information on 01874 625708.


MARCH

Thursday 2nd

EVENT: Crickhowell Walking Festival Nature Walk. A nature walk through the hidden valley and ancient woodlands of Dyfryn Crawnon led by PH , accompanied by Andy King. 9.30 - 4pm. £8. For details and booking contact Crickhowell Walking Festival www.crickhowellfestival.com Tel 01873 812666

Friday 3rd

Reserve Work Party: Scrub Clearance at Wern Plemys. Bramble and scrub clearance on Meadow 4. Meet at layby near SA9 1PT and walk to site via cycle route on Neath Road SN79070925. Bring warm clothes, strong footwear, drink and lunch.10.15am to 3pm – Contact Anna Guzzo for more info on 01639 844273. "Wild Communities" project.

Tuesday 14th (TBC)

Reserve Work Party: Vegetation Clearance at BWT Pwll-y-Wrach Nature Reserve, near Talgarth. The Trust is developing a micro-hydro scheme on this reserve harnessing the power of the River Ennig. To enable its construction coppicing of low vegetation is required along the route of the water pipe. Meet at the main site entrance, LD3 0DU (Grid ref SO 162 328). 10.15am - 3.30pm. Contact Phil Sutton for more information on 01874 625708.

Friday 24th

Reserve Work Party: Scrub Clearance at Wern Plemys. Bramble and scrub clearance on Meadow 4. Meet at layby near SA9 1PT and walk to site via cycle route on Neath Road SN79070925. Bring warm clothes, strong footwear, drink and lunch.10.15am to 3pm – Contact Anna Guzzo for more info on 01639 844273. "Wild Communities" project.

Tuesday 28th

Reserve Work Party: Access improvement works at BWT Coed Dyrysiog Nature Reserve, near Aberyscir. Come and help improve the circular path in this lovely ancient wooded common. Meet on site, LD3 9LS (Grid ref SN 980 310). 10.15am - 3.30pm. Contact Phil Sutton for more information on 01874 625708.

Friday 31st

EVENT: Galapagos Talk at Henderson Hall, Talybont.Come and hear about the unique wildlife found on the Galapagos Islands. An illustrated talk by Keith Noble. 7.30pm. £3 members £5 non-members. Contact Stephanie Coates for more informations on 01874 625708.


APRIL

Friday 7th

Reserve Work Party: Management for Marsh Fritillary at Ystradfawr Nature Reserve. Cutting saplings in meadow 8. Please meet at 10.15am at Ysgol Golwg y Cwm car park, Ystradgynlais, SA9 1SE, Hendreladus. Bring warm clothes, strong footwear, drink and lunch.10.15am to 3pm – Contact Anna Guzzo for more info on 01639 844273. "Wild Communities" project.

Tuesday 11th

Reserve Work Party: Access improvement works at BWT Coed Dyrysiog Nature Reserve, near Aberyscir. Come and help improve the circular path in this lovely ancient wooded common. Meet on site, LD3 9LS (Grid ref SN 980 310). 10.15am - 3.30pm. Contact Phil Sutton for more information on 01874 625708.

Monday 24th

Botany Group Meeting: Elan Valley. Meet at Visitor centre SN928646 LD6 5HR. Contact John Crellin for details of this and other meetings.

Tuesday 25th

Reserve Work Party: Access improvement works at BWT Coed Dyrysiog Nature Reserve, near Aberyscir. Come and help improve the circular path in this lovely ancient wooded common. Meet on site, LD3 9LS (Grid ref SN 980 310). 10.15am - 3.30pm. Contact Phil Sutton for more information on 01874 625708.

Friday 21st

Reserve Work Party: Fencing of Adit at Ystradfawr Nature Reserve. Installing a safety fence around a sunken adit in meadow 4. Please meet at 10.15am at Ysgol Golwg y Cwm car park, Ystradgynlais, SA9 1SE, Hendreladus. Bring warm clothes, strong footwear, drink and lunch.10.15am to 3pm – Contact Anna Guzzo for more info on 01639 844273. "Wild Communities" project.

Saturday 29th

EVENT:Llangorse lake walk Talgarth Walking Festival. Explore the Lake shore and Three Rivers Ride with John Crellin and Steph Coates. Booking and information visit Talgarth Walking Festival website.


May

Thursday 4th

Botany Group Meeting: Bwlch. Contact John Crellin for details of this and other meetings.

Friday 5th

Reserve Work Party: Ystradfawr Nature Reserve Access Improvements.Improving access into area 3. Please meet at 10.15am on Weavers Road, SA9 1PQ (Grid ref: SN 791 098). 10.15am to 3pm – Contact Anna Guzzo for more info on 01639 844273. "Wild Communities" project.

Thursday 11th

Botany Group Meeting: Cwm Oergwm. Contact John Crellin for details of this and other meetings.

Thursday 18th

Botany Group Meeting: Near Hay-on-Wye. Contact John Crellin for details of this and other meetings.

Friday 19th

Reserve Work Party:Ystradfawr Nature Reserve - Access Improvements. Improving access into area 3 . Please meet at 10.15am on Weavers Road, SA9 1PQ (Grid ref: SN 791 098). Bring warm clothes, strong footwear, drink and lunch.Contact Anna Guzzo for more info on 01639 844273. "Wild Communities" project.

Saturday 20th

Botany Group Meeting: Pont ar Wysg. Contact John Crellin for details of this and other meetings.

Thursday 25th

Botany Group Meeting: Carno Wood, Near Brecon Contact John Crellin for details of this and other meetings.


June

Thursday 1st

Botany Group Meeting: Near Sennybridge Contact John Crellin for details of this and other meetings.

Thursday 29th

Botany Group Meeting: Elan Valley Contact John Crellin for details of this and other meetings.


July

Saturday 15th

Botany Group Meeting: Dyffryn Crawnon Area Contact John Crellin for details of this and other meetings.

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 as follows:


Lectures, Walks & Learning Events

Kids & Watch Club

Reserve Work Party

Special Interest Group




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