Gwent Wildlife Trust bags £5000 from carrier bag charge fund!
Tuesday 21st February, 2017
Gwent Wildlife Trust is delighted to announce it has bagged £5000 from a Tesco funding scheme!
Wildlife Trusts in Wales respond to the Hendry Review
Friday 13th January, 2017
The Wildlife Trusts in Wales welcomes recognition by the Hendry Review, released today, that any tidal lagoon development in the UK should be subject to strict monitoring of any impacts of the technology on the marine environment. The Hendry Review, an independent study, was commissioned by the UK Government following Tidal Lagoon Power (TLP)’s plans to build tidal lagoons along the Severn Estuary to harness tidal power, and has come out in support of the development of a pathfinder tidal lagoon project at Swansea.
Help our water vole project win big in Tesco’s Bags of Help initiative!
Tuesday 3rd January, 2017
We are delighted that our Magnificent Marshy Mammals project has been shortlisted for a public vote in the Tesco Bags of Help initiative! Please help us by voting when you shop in Tesco this January.
How are the Cattle doing at Wyeswood Common?
Monday 28th November, 2016
Clare Durose, our Conservation Grazing Trainee gives us an update on how our brand new herd of Hereford cattle are doing.
Help save ancient woodland
Wednesday 23rd November, 2016
Can you help save irreplaceable ancient woodland near Pontypool?
Find wildlife stars of John Lewis Christmas advert in your Gwent garden
Friday 18th November, 2016
John Lewis donates to 47 wildlife trusts including GWT
First Welsh Crane born in 400 years!
Tuesday 8th November, 2016
State of Nature 2016: Wales – one in 14 species heading for extinction
Wednesday 28th September, 2016
Last week, the ‘State of Nature 2016: Wales’ report was launched. The findings are stark and saddening – one in fourteen species in Wales are heading for extinction. Over 50 research organisations and wildlife charities, including the Wildlife Trusts, came together to produce the report; building on the ground-breaking ‘State of Nature 2013: Wales’ report, a clearer picture has now emerged of the perilous state of Welsh wildlife.
Delay the urge to cut your hedgerows!
Wednesday 14th September, 2016
With news from the first ‘State of Britain’s Dormice 2016’ report that hazel dormouse numbers have declined by a staggering 38% since 2000, Gwent Wildlife Trust (GWT) is urging you to delay cutting back and neatening hedgerows at this time of year. Many common hedgerow shrubs, such as hawthorn, hazel, field maple and bramble, provide a rich and crucial source of food for invertebrates, birds and mammals.
GWT upholding objection to M4 relief road
Wednesday 13th July, 2016
Thanks to all of your objections to the potential M4 relief road, a public inquiry will now be held in the Autumn. If you sent an objection to the Welsh Government, please read this advisory note from our Chief Executive Ian Rappel about our stance.