Category Archives: Wildlife

CMS members’ walk October 2016

Saturday 8th October Elan Valley: 9½ miles with 1460’climb More info here

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Pine Martens back in Wales

As part of a project headed by the Vincent Wildlife Trust, pine martens from Scotland have been released recently in the Cambrian Mountains. Click this link to read more.

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Purple moor grass project Open Day

The Elenydd Purple Moor Grass project – one of nineteen projects supported by the Welsh Government Nature Fund – will be hosting an Open Day in the Elan Valley on 12th June 2015. The event will highlight the problems created … Continue reading

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Iolo’s Llandovery CMS date enthralls

Iolo Williams presented the Dafydd Dafis Memorial Lecture at Llandovery College on 16th April.  Entitled Wales – From Mountain Top to Seashore, Iolo’s informative talk on Welsh wildlife enthralled an audience of over 200, and inspired a lively question session … Continue reading

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Elan Valley Trust Events 2015

The Elan Valley is looking forward to hosting another enticing and varied programme of events, visits, walks, exhibitions and more during the coming months. Details are available on the Trust website.

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Red Squirrel talk, 6th March

The Vincent Wildlife Trust is presenting a talk about red squirrel conservation and the mid Wales red squirrels, on Thursday 6th March at the Royal Oak Inn in Rhandirmwyn, Carmarthenshire starting at 7pm. Come along and find out more about … Continue reading

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Elan Valley Trust Events 2014

The Elan Valley Trust has published its annual programme of walks, nature rambles, talks, field trips, farm visits and other activities up to January 2015. Click here to download.

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CMS members’ walk February 2014

The February CMS members’ walk will be in the Devil’s Bridge area on Sunday the 23rd. Led by naturalist Red Liford, it will start at 10am from Frongoch lead mine. Full details on website Society/Events Listing.

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Recording birds seen in the Cambrian Mountains

The numbers of many upland birds in Wales have declined in recent decades. After discussion with professional ornithologists the CMS trustees have decided to encourage its members to note any sightings of particular species made while they are out in … Continue reading

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Cambrian Mountains – the way ahead?

“When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect” – from A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold, 1948. Members may be aware of the latest debate sweeping … Continue reading

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