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Join in, sleep out and get connected to nature

6 August 2015

The RSPB is asking people to sleep outside this weekend (7-9 August) to get closer to nature as part of its Big Wild Sleepout event.

Tichwell sleepout - campsite

Rare chance for families to discover the secret world of Flat Holm Island after dark.

21 July 2015

This summer families in and around Cardiff are being encouraged to spend a night in nature’s home by taking part in the RSPB’s Big Wild Sleepout. Money raised from the event will go towards saving nature.

Tichwell sleepout - campsite

Rare chance to discover the secret world of RSPB Ynys-hir after dark

17 July 2015

This summer families in Ceredigion are being encouraged to spend a night in nature’s home by taking part in the RSPB’s Big Wild Sleepout. Money raised will go towards saving nature.

Children in a tent

Rare chance to discover the secret world of Newport Wetlands National Nature Reserve after dark

16 July 2015

This summer families in Newport and the local area are being encouraged to spend a night in nature’s home by taking part in the RSPB’s Big Wild Sleepout. Money raised will go towards saving nature.

BWSO - hero

Join Iolo Williams at RSPB Conwy’s 20th birthday celebrations

13 July 2015

TV presenter and wildlife expert Iolo Williams will inspire families at RSPB Conwy’s 20th birthday party at the reserve near Llandudno Junction on Saturday 25 July 2015.

View looking over estuary with Snowdonia in the distance, RSPB Conwy reserve

Family Falcon Fun Day in Cardiff

13 July 2015

RSPB Cymru’s Falcon Fun day in Cardiff will inspire and entertain families this July

Peregrine perched on hotel roof, Manchester city centre

Tape connects people with nature – from Paris, Milan and Tokyo – to Cardiff

7 July 2015

If you go down to the woods in Wales this summer, you will most definitely be in for a big surprise. Some trees in Cardiff will be having a major makeover, with tape being wound round them to create an interactive structure somewhere between a spider’s web and a cocoon.

Tape exhibition

Tape connects people with nature – from Paris, Milan and Tokyo...to Cardiff

7 July 2015

An artistic installation that has caught the imagination of audiences in major cities across the world is coming to the UK for the first time this summer giving people the chance to go wild and have a completely unique experience with nature in the heart of the Welsh capital.

Tape exhibition

Tape yn troelli ei ffordd o Baris, Milan, Berlin, Tokyo...i Gaerdydd

7 July 2015

Mae gosodiad artistig sydd wedi gafael yn nychymyg cynulleidfaoedd mewn dinasoedd mawr ar draws y byd yn dod i’r DU am y tro cyntaf yr haf hwn gan roi cyfle i bobl fynd yn wyllt a chael profiad unigryw gyda natur yng nghanol prifddinas Cymru.

Tape exhibition

Secure future for the Lake Vyrnwy estate farm

12 June 2015

RSPB Cymru is delighted to announce that the long term future of the Lake Vyrnwy estate farm in Powys, mid-Wales has been secured.

RSPB organic farm at Lake Vyrnwy

RSPB partner with supermarket Aldi to connect more than half a million children with nature

2 June 2015

Aldi’s partnership with the RSPB will see the supermarket donate all profits from carrier bag sales in its stores throughout England and Wales to the RSPB from July 2015. Proceeds from sales in Scotland will be donated from the New Year onwards, helping support the charity’s nationwide efforts to give nature a home.

Inquisitive kids

Your challenge if you wish to accept it: cycling three times the height of Snowdon every day for seven days!

19 May 2015

This summer one man will take on a challenge of a lifetime and cycle three times the height of Snowdon every day for seven days!

Cellan Michael May

100 voluntary organisations unite to defend nature

12 May 2015

100 voluntary organisations across the UK have joined forces to call for the protection of Europe’s natural environment

View looking over estuary with Snowdonia in the distance, RSPB Conwy reserve

A prickle of hedgehogs and a scurry of squirrels among garden wildlife secrets

28 April 2015

RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch reinforces importance of gardens to UK threatened wildlife

Slow-worm crawling through leaves

TV presenter and RSPB President Miranda Krestovnikoff launches flagship project at this year’s RHS Flower Show in Cardiff

16 April 2015

History and wildlife presenter and RSPB President Miranda Krestovnikoff will launch the project Giving Nature a Home in Cardiff at this year’s RHS Flower Show in Cardiff tomorrow (Friday 17 April).

Sunflower

How to Re-wild your wellies?

13 April 2015

If you wan to celebrate the launch of Giving Nature a Home in Cardiff, RSPB Cymru’s flagship project in partnership with the City of Cardiff Council, you can Re-wild your Wellies at home by following the step-by-step Welly Wisdoms below.

GNaH sign

Sut i Ail-wylltio eich welis?

13 April 2015

I ddathlu lansio Rhoi Cartref i Fyd Natur yng Nghaerdydd, project blaenllaw RSPB Cymru mewn partneriaeth â Chyngor Dinas Caerdydd, gallwch Ail-wylltio eich welis gartref drwy ddilyn ein ‘Cyngor Welis’ isod.

Girl in garden building a home for bugs

Blackbirds top of the class again in RSPB’s Big Schools’ Birdwatch

7 April 2015

More than 4,000 pupils and teachers across Wales counted the birds in their school grounds for one hour of one day in the first half of Spring Term (5 January – 13 February 2015). The survey is part of RSPB’s annual Big Garden Birdwatch – the biggest garden wildlife survey in the world. This year over 28,000 people across Wales took part in this citizen science survey over one weekend at the end of January.

Male blackbird

Shock at decision by Judicial Review on the M4

26 March 2015

RSPB Cymru is shocked and disappointed with today’s (Thursday 26 March) announcement that the Judicial Review has backed Welsh Government, against Friends of the Earth Cymru’s challenge over the decision to pursue the Black Route.

Aerial view of Newport Wetlands

Canlyniadau Big Garden Birdwatch yr RSPB: Nifer lai o bincod yn ymweld â'n gerddi / RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch results: Fewer finches visiting our gardens

26 March 2015

Ond mae niferoedd telor y cnau, y robin goch a'r gnocell fraith fwyaf sy'n ymweld â'n gerddi wedi cynyddu ers y llynedd / But visits to gardens made by nuthatches, robins and great spotted woodpeckers up from last year

Robin on magnolia tree

Re-wild your wellies and give nature a home in Cardiff

20 March 2015

To celebrate the launch of Giving Nature a Home in Cardiff, RSPB Cymru’s flagship project in partnership with the City of Cardiff Council, Cardiff residents are being invited to re-wild their wellies and plant-out record numbers of old wellingtons for wildlife.

Small water feature

Ail-wylltiwch eich welis a rhowch gartref i fyd natur yng Nghaerdydd

20 March 2015

Er mwyn dathlu lansio Rhoi Cartref i Fyd Natur yng Nghaerdydd, project blaenllaw RSPB Cymru mewn partneriaeth â Chyngor Dinas Caerdydd, mae trigolion Caerdydd yn cael eu gwahodd i ail-wylltio eu welis a phlannu’r niferoedd uchaf erioed o hen welingtons ar gyfer bywyd gwyllt.

Girl in garden building a home for bugs

Momentous legislation for Wales!

18 March 2015

RSPB Cymru today applauds the National Assembly for Wales on passing a landmark piece of legislation yesterday (Tuesday 17 March) for the people and wildlife of Wales.

Common blue damselfly

Do you have the fun-draising factor?

3 March 2015

Every year, the fantastic energy and enthusiasm of fundraisers help RSPB Cymru raise thousands of pounds to help nature and wildlife in Wales.

Coffee morning

Lapwing numbers at record high on RSPB Malltraeth Marsh reserve!

19 February 2015

Numbers of breeding lapwings are going from strength to strength on RSPB Malltraeth Marsh reserve on Anglesey in north Wales.

Lapwing - adult female in breeding habitat pasture

Dylai Gwylwyr Adar yr Ardd ‘edrych ar eu gerddi drwy lygaid aderyn’, meddai’r RSPB

22 January 2015

Dylai pobl sy’n cymryd rhan yn arolwg Gwylio Adar yr Ardd eleni (Sadwrn 24 a Sul 25 Ionawr) sylwi sut mae adar yn defnyddio eu gerddi’n ogystal â gwylio’r adar eu hunain, meddai’r RSPB.

Blue tit on broken plant pot

Big Garden Birdwatchers should ‘look at their gardens through the eyes of a bird’, says RSPB Cymru

22 January 2015

Big Garden Birdwatchers should ‘look at their gardens through the eyes of a bird’, says RSPB Cymru

Goldfinch on branch

Yr arolwg bywyd gwyllt yr ardd fwyaf y byd ar ei ffordd...

19 January 2015

Mae digwyddiad RSPB blynyddol Gwylio Adar yn yr Ardd (Big Garden Birdwatch) yn ôl dydd Sadwrn 24 a dydd Sul 25 Ionawr 2015, yn rhoi cyfle i bobl ar draws Cymru i fod yn rhan o arolwg bywyd gwyllt fwyaf y byd.

Blue tit

World’s biggest garden wildlife survey on its way!

8 January 2015

The RSPB’s annual Big Garden Birdwatch is back on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 January 2015, giving people across Wales the chance to be part of the world’s biggest wildlife survey. Around half a million people across the UK took part in 2014 – with over 22,500 taking part from Wales. RSPB Cymru is urging more people of Wales to take part this year, making it bigger and better!

Goldfinch on branch