|Rhossili by Judith Bridgland|
Sunday, 17 March 2013
National Trust special edition of Natur Cymru
An Overview of the National Trust in Wales by Helen Buckingham, Wildlife and Countryside adviser for Wales, and David Bullock, Head of Nature Conservation.
Llyndy Isaf by Mike Howe and Helen Buckingham
The benefits of bushcraft by Saul Burton, Park and Garden Manager at Erddig.
Getting closer to nature on the Welsh coast by Richard Neale, National Trust Coastal Engagement Project Manager for Wales. PLUS a short piece in Welsh Tan ar hen aelwyd – cottage restoration.
Wales in miniature - managing designated sites on Gower by Alan Kearsley-Evans, Head Ranger for Gower.
Cutting-edge heathland conservation on Llŷn by Robert Parkinson, Community Ranger for Cwrt, Henfaes and Porth Simdde.
Dormice in the Dyfi Valley by Roy Bamford who has lived in Cwm Einion and worked in conservation and outdoor pursuits for over 30 years. Now, between seasonal contracts for RSPB, BTO and other organisations, he works as a freelance ecologist/consultant, among other things.
Planhigion Meddyginiaethol (Medicinal Plants) by Bethan Wyn Jones, a botanist, broadcaster, translator, author, lecturer and weekly columnist in the Welsh section of the Daily Post. An English version of this article is published here.
Day-flying Moths of Wales - Species to look for in the spring by George Tordoff, a Conservation Officer for Butterfly Conservation Wales. He has been recording moths since being given a moth trap for his 12th birthday.
Barcode Wales. DNA barcoding the native flowering plants and conifers of a nation by Dr Natasha de Vere, Head of Conservation and Research at the National Botanic Garden of Wales and a senior lecturer at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS), Aberystwyth University.
The spring 2013 edition of Natur Cymru is now available. Copies can be bought at the National Trust shops at Erddig, Rhossili, Powis Castle, Tredegar House, Llanerchaeron, St David's, Aberconwy House, Dinefwr Park, Dolaucothi, Plas yn Rhiw and Tŷ Isaf in Beddgelert.