Saving the Marsh Fritillary in South Wales

Marsh Fritillary. Photo Vaughn Matthews

Please donate to help prevent the local extinction of one of the UK’s most threatened and iconic species – the marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia). The butterfly has undergone catastrophic declines throughout much Europe and the UK in recent decades. Although Wales remains a relative stronghold, even here many localised extinctions have taken place. “If […]

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Amman Valley LINC: Overview

Tair Carn overlooking the Amman Valley. Photo Rob Parry

INCC has been working with partner organisations and communities of the Amman Valley to bring about a greater awareness of the wildlife people share their valley with. The work has already highlighted the importance of the valley for wildlife, and just how committed local people are about wildlife and nature conservation. The Amman Valley is […]

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Amman Valley LINC: Habitat Restoration

Wildflower roadside verge in the Amman Valley

A habitat survey of a large part of the Amman Valley was undertaken by Carmarthenshire County Council (CCC) in 2020. The survey mapped the habitats in the landscape that are of particular importance for biodiversity. In total, 324 individual habitat compartments of semi-natural habitat types were recorded, covering over 950ha of habitat. The largest combined […]

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Amman Valley LINC: Community Nature Conservation

Volunteers on a wildlife walk in the Amman Valley

At the heart of INCC’s work in the Amman Valley is community nature conservation. Local people of all ages and abilities are able to have a direct role in helping conserve wildlife in their landscape. Community events were organised with the support of the Brecon Beacons National Park, Cwmaman Town Council and National Lottery Awards […]

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Beaver Reintroduction Wales

Beaver. Allard Martinius

In the past few decades there have been over 200 beaver reintroduction projects to 25 European countries. After their near extinction in the late 1800s, beavers have now been returned to all countries within the former range – with the exception of Portugal and Wales. INCC has been working in partnership with North Wales Wildlife […]

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