Acting locally to protect green spaces for wildlife and people…

We are a small charity operating in the counties of Flintshire, Wrexham, Denbighshire and Conwy. Our business involves land management, providing training courses, running public events, working with schools and colleges to provide educational activities and running a volunteer programme. These activities are dependant on funding. Learn more about us

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There are many ways to help nature, you can simply have a look at our fact sheets and get creating at home, become a volunteer and participate in conservation activities with NEWW, become a member and support us in our work, encourage children to get involved and become a Junior Ranger so they can learn whilst out and about on the reserve with knowledgeable and experienced staff. Read more

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Butterfly news

Surveying has begun at Rhydymwyn for our butterflies, and it looks to be a great year! Brian & Sue Roberts are volunteer surveyors from Butterfly Conservation, and master butterfly spotters!

Year to date:

SKIPPER-Small – 369
SKIPPER-Large – 136
WHITE-Large – 2
WHITE-Small – 59
WHITE-Green Veined – 8
COPPER-Small – 4
BLUE-Common – 22
ADMIRAL-Red – 10
PEACOCK - 54
TORTOISESHELL-Small – 13
COMMA – 8
WOOD-Speckled – 9
GATEKEEPER – 461
BROWN-Meadow – 536
HEATH-Small – 27
HAIRSTREAK-Purple – 3
BLUE-Holly – 0
TIP-Orange – 44
SKIPPER-Dingy – 155
BRIMSTONE – 2
RINGLET – 719
WALL – 3
LADY-Painted – 0
SKIPPER-Essex – 0
TOTAL NUMBER – 2644

You can join NEWWildlife and Brian & Sue on Sunday 27th July for a butterfly walk around Rhydymwyn from 2pm – 4pm. For more details or to book a place, please contact Kate on 01352 742115 or email KWilson@newwildlife.org.uk