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The breathtaking landscapes and habitats of Wales are teeming with wildlife. See choughs swooping above coastal cliffs, red kites soaring over rugged woodland and grey seals lazing along the coast. Hear noisy gannets nesting on Grassholm Island and the bubbling calls of black grouse. The variety of wildlife in Wales is huge - and you can experience the best bits with us. Our work in Wales helps protect this wonderful wildlife and the places they live.

Latest news

School children give 50 new homes to dormice on Llangyndeyrn Mountain near Kidwelly

15 August 2014

Pontyberem and Bancffosfelen Primary Schools near Llangyndeyrn Mountain have given the rare “y pathew” dormouse new homes by putting up boxes for the shy animal.

Pontyberem school kids put up nest boxes

Disaster for Gwent Levels

17 July 2014

RSPB Cymru expressed outrage with the Welsh Government’s decision announced yesterday (Wednesday 16 July) to plough ahead with plans to build a M4 Relief road to the South of Newport (Black Route), which would cut right through the heart of the Gwent Levels.

Aerial view of Newport Wetlands

New film reveals important role of Welsh peat bogs in fighting climate change.

15 July 2014

A new film about a peatland restoration project in north Wales has shown that restoring Wales’ extensive peat bogs may reduce flooding, help give more wildlife a home, and may even be the key to reducing Wales’ carbon emissions and combating climate change.

Golden plover in summer plumage

Offices

Wales Headquarters

Sutherland House, Castlebridge
Cowbridge Road East
Cardiff
CF11 9AB
Tel: 029 2035 3000
E-mail: cymru@rspb.org.uk

North Wales Office

Uned 14, Llys Castan
Ffordd Y Parc, Parc Menai
Bangor
Gwynedd
LL57 4FD
Tel: 01248 672850

Vacancies

Job titleLocationCloses
Project Manager Covering Mid Wales Reserves8 September
Monitoring & Data Mobilisation Project OfficerGwynedd11 September
Agri-Environment Support OfficerBangor Office14 September

Featured documents

RSPB Cymru Welsh Language Scheme - English

RSPB Cymru Welsh Language Scheme - English

62Kb, PDF

RSPB Cymru has adopted the principle that, in the conduct of public business in Wales, the English and Welsh languages will be treated on a basis of equality.

Date: 2 May 2006

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A date with nature

Let us take you on a date with nature. Our events run all over the UK and get you close to some of the most exciting wildlife around. Most dates are free, too! More...

A date with nature

Tesco customers helping wildlife in Wales

In 2011 Wales became the first UK country to charge 5p for single-use carrier bags. The money is collected by the retailer instore and passed on to good causes here in Wales.

Tesco generously decided to donate the money it collected to RSPB Cymru. Tesco customers raised over £1 million which has helped us fund projects to save threatened Welsh wildlife and bring people closer to nature. Find out what we've done.

Lake Vyrnwy

We're carrying out habitat management to help moorland-breeding birds like hen harriers, merlins and black grouse. A range of weekend family events and an education programme will be developed, including the creation of a new mini-beasting and storytelling area. More...

Lake Vyrnwy

Carngafallt

We've used the money here to create a new visitor trail as well as installing interpretation boards, improved signage, waymarkers and seating to help you enjoy the reserve. More...

Carngafallt

Conwy

We're working to give families a fantastic day out and have developed an area called 'Y Maes.' This will be an amazing interactive play area and will encourage children to play on their own in a safe environment. More...

Conwy

Conwy Connections

Over the past year RSPB Conwy nature reserve has had a make-over. More space has been created for families and friends to meet, relax and explore, with a newly-landscaped area providing elevated views of the reserve and the Conwy valley.

The reserve now also includes a play area, graffiti tunnel and a new building called The LookOut - a fantastic indoor space built out of straw bales, rendered with clay on the inside and lime on the outside.

Find out more