Newport Wetlands

Newport Wetlands

Newport Wetlands
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Latest blog posts
  • Indispensable insects

    Summer is finally upon us, albeit a rather changeable and unpredictable one - and it’s a really busy time for wildlife on the reserve. Most will have offspring to nurture, feed and protect. The adults will be working overtime to keep up with the...
  • Signs of summer

    What an absolute privilege to be able to wander around the wetlands on a late spring morning, birds chirping in the trees, sun shining, plants and trees bursting with life. It makes you feel good to be alive and part of the natural world. As you walk...
  • Surprise, Surprise!

    Surprise, surprise There have been a few surprises in the area over the past few weeks, the most notable being the Lammergeier spotted near the Severn Bridge, only a few miles from Newport Wetlands. The name is German for ‘lamb vulture;’...
  • Opens As Usual On Velathon Day - 22nd May

    The 2016 Velothon Wales is fast approaching, and on Sunday 22nd May the event will close the normal route to Newport Wetlands. However, there is an alternative route to the nature reserve, so why not take the opportunity to cheer along the 18,000 riders...
  • Hello, Goodbye!

    March and April is a time for departures and arrivals and as we say goodbye to some of our over wintering ducks, we say hello to those birds that have travelled across the deserts to get here. Here is a timeline of events: Throughout March a...
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