The inaugural meeting of Carmarthenshire Meadows Group was held in March 2015, as reported in our Spring newsletter, and over the summer they held a series of meadows visits. They have recently launched their web site www.carmarthenshiremeadows.com.
Their next event is a Meadow Management Training Day on Saturday 22nd August at Brynare, Harford (10.30am to 4pm) and there are details of how to book on their web site (scroll down the page).
On Saturday 24th October they will be holding a members’ meeting at at Pontargothi Hall, Pontargothi (on the A40 between Llandeilo and Carmarthen). This is another morning meeting, 10.30am to around 1.30pm, and MMG chair Steph Tyler will be one of the speakers. In addition Charles Morgan (RSPB, formerly from PONT the Welsh grazing animals project) will talk about managing grasslands with grazing animals and Bruce Langridge will talk about waxcaps.
To find out more about the Carmarthenshire Meadows Group, contact Carmarthenshire’s Biodiversity Officer, Isabel Macho : IMacho@carmarthenshire.gov.uk or ring 01558 825390.