• Ash dieback found in Wales

    Wednesday 19th December, 2012

    Autumn colours

    The news we were all expecting.....ash dieback has been found in Wales and unfortunately now here in Gwent.

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  • Grant Scheme for Monmouthshire Local Wildlife Sites

    Thursday 13th December, 2012

    Laid hedgerow (R Price)

    Thanks to the Monmouthshire Natural Assets Project, grants of up to £2,000 are available for capital works on Local Wildlife Sites...

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  • Pine Marten found in Wales - 1st in 40 years

    Wednesday 12th December, 2012

    Pine Marten

    A road casualty pine marten has been found in Powys, representing the first known carcass in Wales for 40 years and unequivocal proof that Pine Martens are hanging on in Wales....

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  • Ash action plan welcomed

    Wednesday 14th November, 2012

    Ash bud by northeastwildlife

    The five point plan for addressing ash die back in the short-term, issued yesterday by Secretary of State Owen Paterson, is warmly welcomed by Gwent Wildlife Trust.

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  • Government must listen to MP's and abandon badger cull

    Friday 9th November, 2012

    Badger by Andrew Mason

    Gwent Wildlife Trust urges the Government to listen to Parliament after MP's backed a motion calling on the Government to abandon its planned badger cull.

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  • Ashes to ashes?

    Wednesday 7th November, 2012

    Ash tree by northeastwildlife

    Ecology needs to be at the heart of the Governments response to the ash die-back disease

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  • Ash die back disease

    Monday 5th November, 2012

    diseased leaf by Steve Collins NWT

    Ash die back caused by the fungus Chalara fraxinea has been found in the UK for the first time and may have extremely serious consequences for our woodlands

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  • Newport now a Living Landscape area

    Thursday 18th October, 2012

    Sunflower, GWT, Gwent Wildlife Trust

    The importance of sunflowers in an urban setting

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  • Barecroft Common Fields added to Magor Marsh Reserve!

    Friday 4th May, 2012

    Gwent Wildlife Trust secured Lots 4 and 5 of Barecroft Common at auction, adding to Magor Marsh Reserve and safeguarding 28.7 acres of prime wetland for future generations. In less than a month, Gwent Wildlife Trust has identified an amazing ‘once in a lifetime’ conservation opportunity. With the hard work and support of Gwent Wildlife Trust staff, volunteers, members and friends, we have secured this land for the future. Thank you to all of our members and supporter who put in such an amazing effort to raise the necessary funds.

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