Marsh Fritillary Reintroduction Success

It’s now 18 months since INCC staff and volunteers collected the first caterpillars from the wild to bring back to the rearing pens at the National Botanic Gardens in Carmarthenshire. The last update, in July 2021, described how the next generation of caterpillars were hatching and starting to feed on the Devil’s-bit Scabious that is their foodplant. Since then the...

Species Monitoring Officer

This is Ellyn, the new Species Monitoring Officer at INCC, who will be working with us through August to help carry out tasks on some of INCC’s main projects. Ellyn is a Biology student at the University of Exeter and has just completed her industrial placement year at the National Botanic Garden of Wales, where she has already been helping...

The Amman Valley Otter

Otter seen on the Nant Pedol in the Amman Valley
Robin in snow Jan 21

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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 2021) to...
Black Knapweed

Conservation Report 2020 / 2021

Mae eich cefnogaeth wedi ei gwneud yn bosibl i ni gynyddu ein darpariaeth cadwraeth natur yng Nghymru a chynnal ymgyrchoedd pwysig a phrosiectau penodol i rywogaethau. The document below is a summary of the nature conservation work you have supported during 2020 - 2021. Adroddiad-Cadwraeth-2020-2021Dadlwythwch
Devil's-bit Scabious

Gwirfoddoli a INCC / Volunteering with INCC

Mae gwirfoddolwyr yn hanfodol i'r gwaith rydyn ni'n ei wneud. Mae Rhodri Rutherford wedi bod yn gwirfoddoli gyda'r INCC, gan helpu i fwydo lindys britheg y gors drwy ddarparu planhigion tamaid y cythraul ffres yn barhaus a sicrhau bod y planhigion yn cael eu dyfrio'n dda. Diolch! Volunteers are crucial to the work that we do. Rhodri Rutherford has been...
Black Knapweed

Conservation Report 2020 / 2021

Your support has made it possible for us to increase our nature conservation delivery in Wales and undertake important campaigns and species specific projects. The document below is a summary of the nature conservation work you have supported during 2020 - 2021. Conservation-Report-2020-2021Download
Volunteer Katie Ritchie checking the Marsh Fritillary rearing pen

My Year with INCC

I’m Katie, and I’ve been helping out with the marsh fritillary project as part of my undergraduate placement year at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. My role has involved checking that the caterpillars had enough healthy devil’s bit scabious to feed on, looking out for the parasitic wasp emerging from any caterpillars in the first few months of the...