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Wildlife in the county of Pembrokeshire; envrionmental issues


A Trip to Skomer Island.

To see the puffins with Rachel Mullet of Pembrokeshire Moments. Skomer Island is my most favourite place to be in the summer months when the puffins come back to breed. They arrive sometime in April and leave from mid July onwards. Outside of these times there’s still a lot to see on the island with […]

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Pembrokeshire Moments’ Rachel visits Skokholm.

This holiday was a pilgrimage for me as my father was on Skokholm Island when war was declared. As a lad he regularly went over to help Ronald Lockley who farmed the island so I couldn’t wait to see where he’d spent so much of his time. Ronald was the first person to record the […]

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Marine Conservation in Pembrokeshire.

Sea Trust, Goodwick – Porpoise, dolphin and whale conservation in Wales. As someone who spent most of their teens involved in conservation work (many years ago) it is wonderful to see the opportunities that young people have nowadays to pursue a career in wildlife and environmental issues. If you want to find inspiration, I would recommend […]

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The People's Orchard

Apples and Bees.

The People’s Orchard. I am probably revealing my ignorance here, but until I met Nia Siggins and Sophie Jenkins from the Big Lottery Funded People’s Orchard, I had no idea that there are solitary bees. What’s more they are better pollinators than the bees that live in colonies, because they are messy. They dive in, get […]

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From Neyland


Brunel’s railway town  – now a marina. Isambard Kingdom Brunel chose Neyland as the terminus for his South Wales Railway, but this was transferred to Fishguard in 1906, which led to the decline of this town on the tributary stream of the Cleddau opposite Pembroke Dock. Neyland continued as a railway working centre and had […]

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Cathedral-Steps at St Davids

Half a Day in St Davids.

A must on any visitors list. If you are travelling around Pembrokeshire St Davids is a must on the stop list. It’s steeped in history and is stunningly beautiful. It was considered for City of Culture and I am sorry it didn’t make it to the finals. If you visit in Spring the daffodils are […]

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Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum.

Latest News : award.   PCF has been awarded £24,500 by Welsh Government to part fund the continuation of their Wales Activity Mapping Project. Wales Activity Mapping (WAM) is a collaborative stakeholder project which provides detailed information on a range of marine and coastal activities, displayed in a GIS mapping system. The project will map […]

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squirrel in Pembrokeshire

Wild Pembrokeshire.

January in Pembrokeshire is generally cold, wet and windy, providing little incentive to venture outside away from the warmth and comfort of the home and its well-stocked larders. Those who work on the land have little choice but to don their winter gear and get on with it, but, when they do, they will be […]

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St Govan's cove

Pembrokeshire launch for Europarc Youth Manifesto.

A group of young people who volunteer regularly to conserve and enhance the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park have launched a new manifesto, which they created alongside counterparts from rural areas and protected places across Europe. National Park Youth Rangers Cat Edwards, Matt Gillard and Ethan Tizzard presented the Europarc Youth Manifesto titled A Call for […]

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Emanuel not impressed

Living with Cats.

It was August 2017 when I set off for the animal rescue centre and came away with Emmanuel. I had intended to bring home a kitten or two, but you know cats. Emmanuel, enormous , jet black, with golden eyes , just stole our hearts. In a room full of prowling moggies, one of whom […]

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