Newport Wetlands

Newport Wetlands

Newport Wetlands
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Latest blog posts
  • Shooting Stars!

    The night skies are never still, and several time a year they are illuminated by meteor showers. During the Big Wild Sleep Out, we might be lucky enough to see part of the Perseid meteor shower. Usk, Heads of the Valleys and Abergavenny Astronomical Society...
  • Window Shopping

    Window shopping As you walk through the visitor centre you may take one of many options, chat to one of our lovely members of staff, walk straight through to the reserve, browse through the shop and take advantage of our many sale items or walk through...
  • Where have all the men gone?

    Where have all the men gone? You may have wondered where all the men have gone? Of the duck variety that is of course! After the mating season ducks moult their flight feathers all in one go, leaving them vulnerable to predation for about a month....
  • Things with wings and others with tails and scales

    Things with wings and others with tails and scales The past week has shown a lot of competition for the limelight from the animals that we sometimes place in the “Other” column. So I think its time they got more recognition in this blog...
  • The Curious Case of the Caddisfly

    Pond dipping season is in full swing, and never fails to amaze us with the variety and ingenuity of the myriad life forms found in the reens and ponds of the wetlands. A clear favourite has to be the Cased Caddisfly, which demonstrates the craftsmanship...
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