Catch up with our post-conference document from our Welsh Uplands conference back in September, listen to our new podcast series and feedback to win holiday vouchers (draw to take place first week of January) and book your spot on our upcoming live webcasts discussing plant life in Wales.
As part of our work to support the next generation of environmental professionals in Wales, Environment Platform Wales (EP Wales) is producing a series of bite-sized talks focused on careers and skills development. The guest podcast series feature early career environmental professionals from across the public, private and third sectors. Review the shows and enter a draw to win a £50 Amazon voucher in time for Christmas.
As Natural Resources Wales’ Operations Manager for North East Wales – Nick Thomas has seen first hand the changing landscapes of his local moorlands. Find out more about the challenges and opportunties ahead for his home near the Clwydian Range ni North East Wales.
As part of our Upland Voices project, we meet Barbara Jones, who has dedicated her life to monitoring and protecting the elusive Snowdon Lily. Only found on the steepest, most remote rocky outlets in Snowdonia – the alpine plant grows in only six locations. Facing freezing conditions, icy fingers and bruises is just part of the territory for Barabra, who leads the charge to montitor the plants at a number of microsites in Snowdonia. Despite being retired and the restrictions of Covid-19 on progress this year, Barabra is more determined than ever to bridge the communication gap between conservation and recreation.
As part of our Upland voices project, Mid Wales beef and sheep farmer Hywel Morgan shares the story of his family farm ar Esgairllaethdy at the foot of the Black Mountains. In this article, he outlines his concerns and worries for the future of farming and what it’s like to be a farmer in Wales in 2020. In the run-up to our Resilience in the Welsh Uplands confererence in September, we’re shining a light on seldom-heard voices currently living and working in the Welsh Uplands. Why not get involved and share your story, too?
Hear all the latest from the team at Environment Platform Wales, including Environement Evidence 2020 conference news, research and job opportunities and a chance to get involved and share your news and stories as part of our mini ‘Upland voices’ project.
As part of our ‘Upland Voices’ project, Gemma Treharne-Foose shares a glimpse of her childhood visiting family in Porth, Rhondda – and years later returning to the area to live, introducing her young daughter to the joys of wild whinberries on Glynfach mountain.
As part of our Upland Voices campaign, we’re shining a light on the stories, people and projects in Wales’ upland areas. This week, we take a look at the wellbeing and community work taking place in the Brecon area thanks to the initiatives of Powys Moorland Partnership.
We are looking for volunteer rapporteurs for our live online conference sessions in September – volunteer for just one session for us and receive an access all areas ticket for the 4-day conference as well as a credit in our post-conference report.
Read all about the latest news from the team at Environment Platform Wales: new programme announcement for our 2020 conference, photography competition winners announced, Upland Voices campaign launch as well as upcoming events and opportunities of interest to our network members.