February 2019

Dog owners asked to stop, look and listen

DOG owners are being urged to stop, look and listen for livestock and ground nesting birds whilst walking their pets in the countryside. Brecon Beacons National Park Authority welcomes responsible dog walkers and is supporting farmers by raising awareness of sheep worrying and the harm it can cause to ewes…

Money to help conservation charity get off the ground

A NEW charity which aims to get an Amman Valley community more involved with bird conservation through woodwork, has received a financial boost thanks to the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority (BBNPA). The Initiative for Nature Conservation Cymru (INCC) Community Connections Project has been awarded match funding of £3,231 from…

Education suite given thumbs up by ambassador school

THE first pupils to take advantage of the newly revamped education suite at the National Park Visitor Centre in Brecon have given the make-over a thumbs up. Children from Crickhowell Primary School, a Brecon Beacons National Park Authority Ambassador School, spent the day with the education team at the centre,…

Fair Play funding helps bring Rhondda Valley children to the Swansea Valley countryside

Fair Play funding has given a group of Rhondda Valley children the opportunity to explore the Swansea Valley countryside. Pupils from Penyrenglyn Primary School in Treorchy were the latest year five and six pupils to benefit from the Fair Play scheme, exploring Craig y Nos Country Park as part of…

National Park looking to create a beacon for the south

The search is on to find an artist to create a beacon of the south, a public sculpture which will show those travelling along the A470 they’ve arrived at the Brecon Beacons National Park. As part of the Visit Wales project, The Wales Way, Brecon Beacons National Park Authority  is…