Mar 152017


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March 2017

Thursday 23rd: Parish Grasslands Project AGM, details on their web site

April 2017

Monday 3rd: Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales, Newport & Valleys Branch, have Steph Tyler talking about Wildflowers & Meadows, Why we need them, how to save them, 7pm, at Newport Civic Centre.  Contact Vic Warren to attend on 01495 755557

Saturday 22nd: The first of Gwent Wildlife Trust’s Botany Walks with Steph Tyler and Elsa Wood, 10am to 3pm.  Booking is essential, contact Steph by email  Details on the GWT web site

Wednesday 26th: MMG Annual General Meeting and Spring Get-together at Llanishen Village Hall.   The AGM starts at 7pm, followed by guest speaker Dr George Peterken, ecologist, author of Wye Valley (from the Collins New Naturalist series) and Meadows (British Wildlife Collection volume 2) and founder of the Parish Grassland Project.  Followed by a buffet supper.  Book online

May 2017

Saturday 20th: Monmouthshire Bee Festival, at Nelson Gardens in Monmouth.

June 2017

Saturday 10th: A guided walk exploring the flowers and plants of Castle Meadows, Abergavenny, with Sheelagh Kerry, 10am to 12 noon. Dogs on leads only.  Please book with Abergavenny local group, Gwent Wildlife Trust, call 0800 298 3656.   Location and more details

Sunday 18th: MMG Open Meadows Day.  A number of meadows will be open, including Gwent Wildlife Trust’s Springdale Farm.  More details to follow


There are many other events organised by Gwent Wildlife Trust, SEWBReC and other conservation organisations so do check out their listings as well:

Gwent Wildlife Trust Events Calendar (external link)

South East Wales Biodiversity Records Centre (SEWBReC) Events Calendar (external link)

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