The Powys Moorland Partnership is an ambitious and exciting 3 year collaborative project to improve large areas of moorland by:
This project is funded from the Sustainable Management Scheme under the Welsh Government’s Rural Communities Rural Development Programme
- 14th September 2020In a garden, near Elan Village in Radnor, against the soundscape of the constant rustling of an Alder Tree leaves, the bleating of sheep and the occasional bumble bee, Moorland Manager David Thomas, Bird Conservationist Nick Myhill and Project Facilitator Catherine Hughes discuss and reflect on the last 3 years of the Powys Moorland Partnership SMS project - its overall performance, its achievements, some frustrations, some lessons learnt and their future hopes. […] Read more
- 11th August 2020We take the Welsh mountain ponies for granted when we visit the Welsh hills. Many of us love to watch them move over the landscapes and many photos have been taken over the years. But these ponies are in grave danger of disappearing altogether. With only 500 registered Section A semi-feral ponies left in the whole of Wales, many have now not bred for a number of years and are dying out. They are on the brink! […] Read more
- 7th August 2020Breeding bird surveys, all-year observations and conservation work have been undertaken since November 2017 in relation to bird populations on moorland commons in a mid-Wales study area spanning Radnorshire plus an adjacent small corner of north Breconshire. […] Read more
- 9th July 2020Making better connections, understanding ourselves and our relationship with nature through the power of storytelling is what Wayland Boulanger does. A great follower of the Mabinogion where its tales cleverly link with the complexities of our landscapes, fitting perfectly into the ethos of the Sustainable Management Scheme project in how we capture communities in our landscapes to try to see where we can come together, share values and find a new level of respect. […] Read more
- 17th April 2020There were some weather aborted visits to the 4000 acres of Pool Hill and Beacon Hill Moor in Mid Wales north west of Knighton; on the filming day flying from the trig point on Beacon Hill the drone had a real struggle with strong gusting winds from the west and had to fly low. […] Read more
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