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The Life and Habits of the Curlew28th March 2023All photos were taken by Jamie (Eagle Eyed Girl) aged 6-7 🦅📸 All video was shot by Jamie’s Dad https://www.youtube.com/@EagleEyedGirl Read more
Discussion between David Thomas, Nick Myhill and Catherine Hughes14th 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
Why the Welsh mountain ponies need our help now11th 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
Bird Study – Final report7th 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
The Mabinogion – engaging/sparking the imagination by slipping into another world9th 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
Pool Hill & Beacon Hill17th 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
Garn Wen & Bal Mawr17th April 2020This is a drone footage of the Moorlands near Llantony Abbey, known as Garn Wen, Bal-bach & Bal Mawr, in the Black Mountains. […] Read more
The sound of Moorlands16th April 2020The skylarks songs are hard to miss on the Moorlands as they're everywhere but the birds themselves are much harder to spot in the landscape. […] Read more
Beaters day6th April 2020“Being so accepted by a community made up of such a diverse group of people was really humbling,” says Sharon, who joined in on her first ever beating season last autumn on one of the moors involved in the Powys Moorland Partnership project which operate a shoot. She has also just done a season lambing too. […] Read more
Keep in touch, get involved.
We will be putting on various events over the next 12 months. If you would like to get involved, have some ideas please contact Catherine on urmyc.sdnalroomsywop@tcatnoc