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Conservation Officer – Job Advert | Swyddog Cadwraeth – Hysbyseb Swydd

Thanks to funding from the Pen-y-Cymoedd Vision Fund, INCC are looking to appoint a Conservation Officer to oversee our three-year upland Water Vole conservation project in the Glamorgan uplands, South Wales. Diolch i gyllid gan Gronfa Weledigaeth Pen-y-Cymoedd, mae INCC eisiau penodi Swyddog Cadwraeth i oruchwylio ein prosiect cadwraeth Llygod Pengrwn y Dŵr ucheldirol tair blynedd yn ucheldiroedd Morgannwg, De...
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Fair Pay for Fair Work – Countryside Jobs Service

Back in 2022, INCC undertook some research into wages and conditions in the conservation sector, publishing this research in Natur Cymru (edition 65). The article highlighted that many roles in conservation, at that time, were poorly paid in relation to the skills and experience expected of applicants. It also highlighted the perilous nature of employment, especially for early career jobseekers,...
Marsh Fritillary feeding on Meadow Thistle on Llantrisant Common.

Marsh Fritillary Project Update December 2023

It's over a year since our last update on the Marsh Fritillary population reinforcement project and a lot has happened since then, both on Llantrisant Common and in the rearing pens at the National Botanic Gardens. In the last update we were just about to embark on the release of the next batches of caterpillars on the common. INCC staff...
Unsprayed Arable margins. Clive Hurford

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Water Vole release

Prosiect Achub Llygoden Bengron y Dŵr

Newyddion cyffrous i INCC. Dros y 3 blynedd nesaf byddwn yn gwneud gwaith ymchwil pwysig ar gyfer Llygod Pengrwn y Dŵr yr ucheldir ym Morgannwg. Byddwn yn nodi pa mor dda y mae'r gwahanol boblogaethau wedi'u cysylltu, a pha rwystrau maen nhw’n eu hwynebu wrth wasgaru. Mae Menter ar gyfer Cadwraeth Natur Cymru (INCC) yn gobeithio gwella ffawd un o...
Water Vole release

Saving The Water Vole Project

Some exciting news for INCC. over the next 3 years we will be undertaking important research for upland Water Voles in Glamorgan. Identifying how well connected the different colonies are, and what barriers they face when dispersing. The Initiative for Nature Conservation Cymru (INCC) is aiming to increase the fortunes of one of Wales’s rarest and most threatened mammal species...

Marsh Fritillary Reinforcement Project

In March 2021, INCC and volunteers took (under license) 80 Marsh Fritillary caterpillars from several locations across Rhondda Cynon Taff and Caerphilly County Borough Councils. The caterpillars were reared in captivity through to pupation until adult butterflies. Whilst in the rearing pens, the butterflies laid thousands of eggs. This new generation of caterpillars would mark the return of the Marsh...
Cwm Pedol in the snow

GIVE A NATUR CYMRU SUBSCRIPTION AS A GIFT THIS CHRISTMAS

Got a nature-lover in your life? Looking for a meaningful Christmas present for them? Look no further than Natur Cymru! For just £30 you can give a year’s magazine subscription this Christmas and bring the joy of Welsh wildlife and wild places to those you love. For £30 you will get: A copy of the current edition (summer 2023) to give...

Job Advert – Community Conservation Officer

We are looking for someone to join the INCC team to work with local communities in the valley tohelp increase local biodiversity. Specifically, the role will concentrate on two of the Amman Valley’sflagship species, House Martin and Hedgehog. In addition to the flagship species the role will alsoinvolve running events and activities at INCC’s community wildlife garden to encourage more...