Events Diary

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February 2019

Sunday 3rd: Local Wildlife Site Owners Day at Llanishen Village Hall, organised by Gwent Wildlife Trust, 9.30am to 1pm.  Details here

Thursday 7th: Work party at Trellech Wet Meadow, from 9.45am, to prepare the site before hedge planting on 14th March

March 2019

Tuesday 12thLong Forest Project work party on the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal near Pontypool Details here

Thursday 14thHedge Planting Work Party at Trellech Wet Meadow, volunteers from MMG working with Wye Valley AONB and Gwent Wildlife Trust. Details here

April 2019

Saturday 13th: Monmouthshire Botany Group Botany Walk, the first of the season, looking at woodland at St Brides and Magor services. Booking essential – details below*

Tuesday 30th: Our AGM and Spring Social at Llanishen Village Hall. Our speaker will be Elsa Wood, Joint Botanical Society recorder for Monmouthshire, on ‘Changes in the Flora of Monmouthshire over the Last 100 Years’.  Bookings will open nearer the time

May 2019

Wednesday 15th: Monmouthshire Botany Group Botany Walk in the Angiddy Valley. Booking essential – details below*

June 2019

Saturday 15th: Monmouthshire Botany Group Botany Walk in Loysey Wood. Booking essential – details below*

Sunday 16th: Our first Open Meadows day, in the Shirenewton area. Details to follow

Sunday 23rd: Our second Open Meadows day, in the Trellech area. Details to follow

July 2019

Saturday 13th: Monmouthshire Botany Group Botany Walk at the Canal at 14 Locks and Allt-yr-yn. Booking essential – details below*

Sunday 14th: Open Meadows day at Blaentrothy Meadows. Details to follow

August 2019

Wednesday 14th: Monmouthshire Botany Group Botany Walk in the Black Mountains, at Hatterall Hill or Grwyne Fawr. Booking essential – details below*

September 2019

Saturday 14th: Monmouthshire Botany Group final Botany Walk of the season, at Cwm Filkins and the fields near Blackwood. Booking essential – details below*


*Monmouthshire Botany Group: Botany Walks: The programme is provisional as some venues may be changed. Days start at 10am continuing until about 3-4pm.  All days are for helping to improve ID skills and recording for Atlas 2020. Booking is essential, contact Steph Tyler by email steph_tyler2001@hotmail.com.  Details on BSBI web site and the Botany Group’s Facebook page

**There are many other events organised by Gwent Wildlife Trust, SEWBReC and other conservation organisations so do check out their listings as well:

Gwent Wildlife Trust Events Calendar (external link)

South East Wales Biodiversity Records Centre (SEWBReC) Events Calendar (external link)