Newport Wetlands

Newport Wetlands

Newport Wetlands
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Latest blog posts
  • Moths and Magpies

    We always get asked an amazing array of questions working here at Newport Wetlands, and last week I had a good one from a budding entomologist at our minibeast event. She asked “What’s the difference between a moth and a butterfly,”...
  • Out On The Scrape

    It’s common to hear at this time of year that ‘not much is going on out there.’ However, after having spent 24 hours here for the Big Wild Sleepout I can guarantee that this is not true at all. It might be that many garden birds are...
  • Wow - What A Night!

    Wow, what an amazing night it was at Newport Wetlands on our Big Wild Sleepout last night! We started off by doing some pond dipping - the first thing we caught was a great specimen of a water scorpion. Many sticklebacks later the sun was starting to...
  • 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...
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