Fri, 31/05/2013 - 11:00am - 3:00pm - Gwent Wildlife Trust
Venue: Silent Valley Nature ReserveFun for all the family in the great outdoors in GWT's 50th year with host Tom Eyles. Bring a picnic to enjoy amongst the trees or near the stream.
Fri, 31/05/2013 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Gwent Wildlife Trust
Venue: Pentwyn FarmJoin GWT staff members, Annette Murray and Tim Green to look at the management of two of GWT’s farmed reserves, Pentwyn Farm and Wyeswood Common. Learn how farming techniques are used to manage the reserves and look at the possibilities for generating income from wildlife-rich sites. An illustrated talk will be followed by a tour of the reserves, including a visit to GWT’s own mixed flock of...
Sat, 08/06/2013 - 10:00am - 1:00pm - Gwent Wildlife Trust
Venue: Meet at Fourteen Locks Visitor's Centre, Cwm LaneCelebrating 30 years of Wildlife in Newport Group (WING), 50 years of GWT. Come and see the history and natural history of this fascinating area. Led by Roger James, GWT President and local expert.
Sat, 08/06/2013 - 10:00am - 2:00pm - Alderney Wildlife Trust
Venue: Meet at the Education Centre, Magor MarshJoin tutor Chris Hatch on this practical outdoor session which follows on from the basic course with more in-depth study into macro and close-up photography, with a particular emphasis on photographing insects and plants.
Sat, 08/06/2013 - 9:30am - 4:00pm - Gwent Wildlife Trust
Venue: ShirenewtonBotanical recording and plant identification in collaboration with The Botanical Society of the British Isles. With tutors Stephanie Tyler and Elsa Wood.
Thu, 13/06/2013 - 10:00am - 12:30pm - Gwent Wildlife Trust
Venue: Pentwyn FarmThe session will consist of a gentle stroll around the species-rich meadows of Pentwyn Farm with tutor Rebecca Price looking at how to identify some of our more common meadow wildflowers and grasses, as well as some of the less common plants the site supports. The session is weather dependent and may be cancelled if inclement weather is anticipated.
Sun, 16/06/2013 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Gwent Wildlife Trust
Venue: Pentwyn FarmGWT invites you to celebrate our 50th anniversary by viewing the wildflowers of Pentwyn Farm, famous for its orchids, teeming with butterflies and with spectacular views over the Wye Valley. Guests can also visit Wyeswood Common, a 100 acre grassland and woodland restoration project home to GWT’s flock of Hebridean sheep and lambs. Guided walks through the meadows at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm. You can...
Sun, 16/06/2013 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm - Gwent Wildlife Trust
Venue: Coed Cefn Gardens are five minutes drive north from the A40 by Raglan and posters with balloons will show the way. Park at top of the field and walk down the hill into the garden.Come and visit our five acres including orchard with rambling roses, a kitchen garden, lakes, lawns and a chess terrace. Teas will be available in the courtyard as well as plants for sale.
Thu, 20/06/2013 - 10:30am - 3:00pm - Gwent Wildlife Trust
Venue: Environmental Resource Centre (ERC), Ebbw Vale or nearby venueAn opportunity to learn about these beautiful creatures and see them in their full glory (weather permitting!) with Rebecca Ward.
Sun, 23/06/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm - Gwent Wildlife Trust
Venue: Magor Marsh near NewportJoin our local conservationist and game keeper, Paul Cawley, in our 50th year for a highly informative and interesting walk and talk about the flora and fauna of Magor Marsh in summer. This is one in a series of talks repeated throughout the year so that you can see the changes through the seasons.