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Go Nuts for Dormice in Bont (Part 2)

…the ‘Great Nut Hunt’. We’ve checked-out their habitat, we’ve made them nest boxes… it’s now time to look for signs of dormice in Coed Dolgoed. So come along and join us on Saturday 8th December at 2 pm at Coed Dolgoed, Pontrhydfendigaid for  a ‘Great Nut Hunt’ with Dr Jenny Macpherson of the Vincent Wildlife … Continue reading Go Nuts for Dormice in Bont (Part 2) »

Go Nuts for Dormice in Bont

Autumn has most definitely arrived. As we light our fires and prepare for  longer evenings and chilly mornings, spare a thought for those creatures who are making their own preparations to help them survive the colder months ahead. Dormouse have been feeding through Sept and Oct to gain enough fat reserves for their winter hibernation (they … Continue reading Go Nuts for Dormice in Bont »

Go Nuts For Dormice!

On Saturday 19th November, from 2-4pm, the first ever Great Nut Hunt will take place at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre, near Lampeter. Signs of dormice have recently been found at Denmark Farm and nest boxes have been erected to help conservationists monitor these rare animals. However, dormice also open hazel nuts in a distinctive way and, … Continue reading Go Nuts For Dormice! »