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Results for "wildlife"

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  • Wildlife and Biodiversity

    Find out more information about how we help conserve the wildlife and biodiversity in Wales.

  • Nature projects

    Conserving and enhancing wildlife and their habitats

  • Marine projects

    Caring for the marine environment and its wealth of wildlife

  • UK protected species

    Find information on the wildlife and habitats that are protected by UK law.

  • 09 Jun 2017

    #LetsGoDiscover spring wildlife

    We’ve picked five of our sites for you to take the family wildlife spotting this spring. Not only are they home to some amazing plants and animals, they also have easy walks for little legs and are ideal places for children to discover the great outdoors.

  • Wildlife above and below our waves

    Wales' coastline is home to colourful and amazing species

  • 23 Mar 2017

    New weather stations help wildlife

    Nature reserves across Wales are getting a helping hand by having weather stations installed that will help Natural Resources Wales (NRW) better manage and maintain them.

  • Planning and development

    Our role in planning and development and what you need to do to protect wildlife, landscape and people if you are a planning a development.

  • Where you can visit

    Discover this area’s views, wildlife, history and culture from our car parks and waymarked trails.

  • 29 Jun 2016

    Concern as fireworks and camp fires threaten wildlife

    Natural Resources Wales is asking people not to use fireworks or start bonfires, especially in places like nature reserves, as they can threaten the wildlife that lives there.

  • 06 Sep 2016

    Concern as camp fires and litter threaten wildlife

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is asking people not to start bonfires or leave rubbish behind when visiting nature reserves, as it can threaten the wildlife that lives there.

  • Skomer Marine Conservation Zone

    Find out how Skomer's wildlife is protected.

  • Ancient woodlands

    There are several unique types of woodland and Wales has a special responsibility to preserve them and the wildlife which thrives in them.

  • 02 Feb 2016

    Restoring south Wales wetland to help people and wildlife

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has started a 2 year monitoring programme on a large wetland area in Abercregan as part of a rejuvenation project.

  • Red and Grey squirrels

    The red squirrel is fully protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (as amended). The grey squirrel is not native and the Wildlife and Countryside Act makes it illegal to release one into the wild.

  • Rocky Coastlines

    Wales has some of the finest coastal scenery in the world, often teeming with wildlife and ablaze with flowers.

  • 30 Nov 2016

    Flood maintenance work benefits wildlife and people

    Specialists from Natural Resources Wales (NRW) are taking a new, innovative approach to flood maintenance work on the River Rhymney which is benefiting both people and wildlife.

  • Pine marten and Polecat

    The pine marten and polecat are carnivores which receive different levels of protection under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (as amended). The pine marten is very rare; but our polecat population is now recovering well.

  • Invertebrate Licensing

    The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 protects many invertebrates. For some, sale is illegal; others are protected against killing, injuring or taking; places of shelter of some are protected. We grant licences so you can work legally.

  • Water Vole Licensing

    Water voles are fully protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (as amended). This has implications for developers and planners who wish to:

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