The Secret life of Fallow Deer

My name is Owain Barton – I am a PhD student at Bangor University. The project I am working on focuses on the fallow deer population in the Elwy Valley region of North Wales. Deer are among the most treasured and charismatic wildlife species in Britain. They are...

Beast from the East for Spring Beauty

Our media has taken to demonising cold winter blasts, with headlines alerting us to forecasts of the ‘Beast-from-the-East’. But how lovely it has been to have a winter with some real winter weather! At Bron Haul, we had snow twice in January 2021, which stayed on the...

Biodiversity at the Margins

A biodiverse landscape is a beautiful landscape, where diversity creates endless interest for our senses. Wild cherry (Prunus avium) along the woodland margins delights with spring blossom, abuzz in this sheltered, sunny aspect with pollinating insects. The summer...