Monday, 26 March 2012
It could have been a housing estate, with views to the Menai Strait and Eryri as a backdrop, but instead it’s a nature reserve. Transferred from the council to North Wales Wildlife Trust for the sum of £1 - a large expanse of meadows and woodland just a few minutes walk from Ysbyty Gwynedd. Three schools are on the boundary making it a perfect outdoor classroom.
Ben Stammers and Chris Wynne explain what makes it so special and the challenges ahead in managing it as a reserve with SSSI status on account of rare fungi.