Results for "fungus"
17 Oct 2016Cooperating to save a lichen
A blog by Paul Williams about one of the rarest plant species in Wales.
22 Mar 2013)Proposal to use Environmental Improvement Unit Charge funds
In the future we may use the Environmental Improvement Unit Charge (EIUC) to pay for hydromorphological measures, as a way of tackling the effects of unsustainable abstractions more quickly and cost-effectively.
UK protected species of plants
The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 gives some legal protection to all wild plants. Plant and fungi species listed on Schedule 8 have greater protection. Offences include sale and intentionally picking, uprooting or destroying.
13 Oct 2014Natural Resources Wales evidence team discovers a Welsh first
Natural Resources Wales has uncovered a type of rare fungus previously unknown in Wales during a survey into 200 of the country’s most important bog and fen sites.
- Five tree pests and diseases threatening Welsh woodlands
UK Protected Plant Licensing
The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 gives legal protection to all wild plants. Plants and fungi on Schedule 8 have more protection. Offences include sale, picking, uprooting and destroying. We grant licences for specific purposes.
09 Mar 2016NRW investigating Afon Llynfi, Talgarth
Natural Resources Wales officers are investigating after pollution was found in the Afon Llynfi downstream of Talgarth, Powys.
Keep it Clean - Biosecurity
Everyone who lives in, works in or visits the Welsh countryside can reduce the risk of spreading pests and diseases by avoiding moving mud, plants or certain parts of plants such as leaves.
Focus on Marsh Fritillary
The Marsh Fritillary is a rare butterfly, already extinct over much of its former range, however isolated populations still exist in Wales.
There are several unique types of woodland and Wales has a special responsibility to preserve them and the wildlife which thrives in them.
Beautiful rivers and lakes
Our rivers and lakes have shaped our landscape, from Upland lakes such as Llyn Idwal and our large rivers like the Wye.
Focus on Bats
Wales is home to some of the rarest bats in Britain, the Greater and Lesser Horseshoe bats and the Barbastelle Bat are designated under the Natura 2000 network of European protected species.