Projects

There are over 10 projects in Wales supported by The Co-operative, ranging from helping barn owls in Gwent to saving bats in north Wales. Find out about the projects happening near you!

Barn owls

Gwent Wildlife Trust hopes to make life a bit easier for these majestic birds by providing them with new homes and nesting opportunities and helping them get better access to food.

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Sustainable fishing

Many current fishing techniques are damaging to wildlife and its habitats. The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales hopes to increase sustainable fishing practices across Wales. 

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Marsh peas

The marsh pea is one of the rarest plants in the UK and The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales is working to improve its chance of survival in Wales.

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Pearl-bordered fritillary butterfly

The pearl-bordered fritillary butterfly is disappearing from the UK but a new project at Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust hopes to save these beautiful creatures from extinction.

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Grand designs for wildlife

Communities in Newtown and Welshpool are involved in the construction of a variety of both innovative and standard homes for wildlife.

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Wildlife gardening

We can all do our bit to make our gardens more friendly for wildlife. Our Wildlife Trusts across Wales are running projects and events to show you how.

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Preventing otter road casualties

Otters are in trouble on our roads! Gwent Wildlife Trust is hoping to prevent the number of otters injured or killed on nearby roads.

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Wildlife ambassadors

Each and every one of us can make a difference, whether big or small, to our local wildlife and Radnorshire Wildlife Trust has recruited some special ambassadors…

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Mammals on Your Doorstep!

Brecknock Wildlife Trust provided taught local schoolchildren (and their parents) a thing or two about local wildlife at a series of events in Powys.

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Red squirrels

Despite conservationists' best efforts, the red squirrel population continues to dwindle. The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales is hoping to change this.

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Gwent Levels Water Mammals Project

Learn more about the water voles at Magor Marsh nature reserve and carry out otter surveys as part of this project run by the Gwent Wildlife Trust. 

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Nature's Networks

Community groups, schools and individuals are getting advice, practical support, training and resources from Brecknock Wildlife Trust to improve the natural habitats on their land to help develop better ecological networks, benefiting their local wildlife.

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Woodland Wanderers

This project will help people to understand the interaction between woodlands and people, how our heritage is closely connected to the materials that woodlands have provided over the centuries, and how our lives today are dependent upon and impact upon woodlands.

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Welsh Wildlife Apprentices

This project run by the Radnorshire Wildlife Trust works with the local community in Llandrindod Wells to explore and map the green spaces within the town and its environs. 

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Where's Your Hedgehog?

This project shows people in Blaenau Gwent and Torfaen how they can make a real difference to help hedgehogs in urban areas.

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