Archive | March, 2019

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Mrs G Returns!

BREAKING NEWS! Mrs G has returned for the 16th successive year! She landed at 9:08 for ten seconds before chasing two crows away from the nest area. They should know that no one messes with Mrs G! Watch the video of the moment she returns.   To date, Mrs G has hatched 40 live chicks, […]

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Sunshine at Last

The rain has finally stopped and we’ve seen some new (and old) faces come through the door of our Visitor Centre this week. It’s certainly nice to be back! Plagued by heavy rain and floods at the beginning of the week, it didn’t make our work of preparing the site for opening very easy. However, […]

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Live Streaming Appeal 2019

It is March again, the Visitor Centre and Protection Caravan have been spring cleaned, our café has been restocked and soon we will see the first osprey land on the nest at Glaslyn. It’s that time of year again when we can hardly contain our excitement about the season ahead, and we are sure we’re […]

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Walk Cnicht for Bywyd Gwyllt Glaslyn Wildlife

Looking out from the viewing platform at the Bywyd Gwyllt Glaslyn Wildlife visitor centre, you will see the shapely mountain of Cnicht. Sometimes called the Welsh Matterhorn because of its pyramidal shape. When a child draws a picture of a mountain, this is the profile they would draw. At only 689m high, it not the […]

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BGGW Volunteers Share Their Favourite Books on World Book Day

To celebrate World Book Day 2019 we asked our volunteers to share their favourite books about nature and wildlife.  Judith Mills: I’m currently reading The Living Mountain by Nan Shepherd written about 60 years ago. It’s about her understanding of nature in the Cairngorms. It reminds me how I feel when I’m on Protection at […]