• Vandalism at Wildlife Trust leads to death of 1000s of bees

    Wednesday 13th April, 2016

    Last weekend, two honey bee hives were vandalised at the Ebbw Vale offices of Gwent Wildlife Trust (GWT) resulting in the death of thousands of bees and their young.

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  • A Race for Wildlife, a Race for Everyone!

    Tuesday 12th April, 2016

    In under a month’s time, on Sunday May 8th, the quiet, flat country roads of the Gwent Levels will be abuzz with racers taking part in Gwent Wildlife Trust’s (GWT) annual Race for Wildlife. This year GWT are encouraging racers of all abilities to take part!

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  • Circuit of Wales future in doubt - Welsh Trusts respond

    Tuesday 12th April, 2016

    The proposals to build an international motor sport facility in Ebbw Vale received a serious blow yesterday when Welsh Government announced that it cannot underwrite the £357m project.

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  • Carrier bag charge connects communities with wildlife on the Gwent Levels

    Thursday 17th March, 2016

    Communities can learn all about mammals at GWT's Magor Marsh nature reserve thanks to The Co-op’s carrier bag charge.

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  • Finance Minister Jane Hutt visits Gwent Wildlife Trust reserve

    Monday 14th March, 2016

    Jane Hutt, the Minister for Finance and Government Business, today visited Gwent Wildlife Trust’s Silent Valley nature reserve near Ebbw Vale.The woodland reserve is maintained partly thanks to the funding from the Landfill Communities Fund (LCF), which is supported by a proportion of the Landfill Tax which will be devolved to Wales in 2018.

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  • Rare wildflower meadows and ancient woodland under threat in Caerphilly

    Tuesday 8th March, 2016

    Caerphilly County Borough Council are currently putting forward proposals in their revised Local Development Plan to build roads and more than 800 houses on some of the last remaining wildflower meadows left in the UK. A consultation period around the proposed development plan runs until midnight April 22nd. During this short and crucial window, Gwent Wildlife Trust strongly urge members of the public to write to Caerphilly’s Planning Department (1) before the deadline to support safeguarding the wildflower meadows and ancient woodland from the proposed development.

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  • Give for Grazing appeal - Please help!

    Friday 19th February, 2016

    Gwent based wildlife charity launches its first Give for Grazing appeal! This is a two week donation appeal to the public running until March 7th to help Gwent Wildlife Trust (GWT) create a mosaic of new wildflower meadows at two of the Trust’s key reserves - with a little help from some friends.

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  • Race for Wildlife 2016 is a go!

    Friday 12th February, 2016

    Diaries at the ready! Race for Wildlife 2016 is a go on Sunday 8th May!

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  • First year for prestigious environmental award for youngsters at Magor Marsh

    Monday 8th February, 2016

    Five youngsters from two local schools have become the first recipients of the prestigious John Muir environmental awards at Magor Marsh Nature Reserve. The youngsters from two schools, Caldicot School and Wyedean School, volunteer as Wildlife Warriors at Magor Marsh and were delighted when their hard work and dedication paid off.

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  • Independent report on badger vaccinations welcomed

    Friday 5th February, 2016

    The Wildlife Trusts in Wales welcome independent report on badger vaccination programme

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