The sight of bluebells carpeting a woodland floor is one of my favourite things about spring – but Coed Cadw (the Woodland Trust in Wales), has warned that it may become increasingly rare, thanks to the impact of human activity.
Visitors to Wales’ woodlands can play an active part in protecting these precious flowers for future generations, by following a few simple guidelines.
Up to 150 free online training places are being made available for community groups in Wales who’d like to protect and restore nature.
‘Nabod Natur – Nature Wise’ is a programme which teaches how the natural environment works, the threats it faces, and how we can all help nature to thrive.
Trees and woods are essential to the health and wellbeing of people in Wales – but a new report from The Woodland Trust shows that five major threats are compounding to spell disaster for the UK’s wildlife, including plants, mammals, birds and insects.
Intensive agriculture and heavy pesticide use are a major cause of plummeting insect populations – but there are a number of ways we can help reduce this impact, from the food that we choose to eat, to the way we use our gardens.