Monday, 13 June 2016

Good news all round! Natur Cymru Issue 59 Summer 2016

TWO great things have happened this week

First, our Fundraising appeal has been successful thanks to the great generosity of our supporters who have given either their money or their time or both. These include:

Iolo Williams, who has supported Natur Cymru right from the beginning
National Trust, Bodnant Gardens
National Trust, Llanerchaeron Gardens
Ty Newydd Writers Centre
North Wales Wildlife Trust
Dyfi Osprey Project
Denmark Farm Conservation Centre
Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales

Please try to support them in return, wherever you can.

This week also sees the publication of the Summer issue packed full of wonderful articles


The Welsh Rothschilds - places for nature Jonathan Mullard

It is 100 years since Charles Rothschild selected his proposed nature reserves in Wales


The end of the line for the Strandline Beetle? Mike Howe

Many environmental factors are working together to drive this rare beetle to extinction


Earthstar fungus Geastrum britannicum: coming soon to a churchyard near you Andrew Shaw

A new species, which only occurs in Britain, has been found in a number of Welsh churchyards 


Trelogan - a small Welsh village with a worldwide reputation  Paul Day and Phil Putwain

How lead mining has led both to the study of evolution in action


A photographer’s journey - from landscapes to birds in their habitat  Jeremy Moore

A personal account of how bird photography grew out of a love of landscapes


Eryri - may na mynyddoedd - Ffair Bioamrywiaeth Eryri Gethin Davies

Taith Bioamrywiaeth Flynyddol o amgylch ysgolion Eryri


Do bats visit the Pembrokeshire Islands? Rachel Taylor

New technology is revealing a great deal about hitherto unknown movements of bats


“I had seen nothing in nature so spectacular”  The Grassholm Saga ● David Saunders

The long and colourful history of this Pembrokeshire island is brought together for the first time.


Freshwater pearl mussels - Pearls in Peril Elain Gwilym and Jackie Webley

A four year project is now nearing completion with hope for the future of this iconic species



Green Bookshelf James Robertson, Mike Howe

Marine Matters Ivor Rees

‘Seared Scallops’ - the implications of proposed scallop dredging in the Cardigan Bay SAC

Buglife Ryan Clark

There is life in dead wood!

From the Garden Bruce Langridge

Dancing to the rhythm of fungi – ballerina waxcaps

Discoveries in science Harriet Wood

Safeguarding the gems of a scientific collection

Plantlife Colin Cheesman

Great Orme - its botanical riches and management challenges

Woods and forests Nick Atkinson

The Long Forest - hedgerows and their management

Publication date: 15th June 2016

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