Aberthaw getting back to nature

Spring is in full swing and to celebrate the Wildlife Trust will be leading a series of nature walks around the East Aberthaw nature reserve. 

East Aberthaw nature reserve is located on the east side of Aberthaw Power Station, the site will be holding walks throughout the year on the third Monday of April, May, June, July and September - to introduce local residents and nature lovers into the wonders of the sites unique ecology.

Each month will provide a different opportunity of spotting some of the diverse species that can be found at the reserve. The first walk on 20 April will be looking for migrant birds, early flowering plants and insects.

The walks are supported by RWE’s Aberthaw Power Station, who own the land that contains the saline lagoon, one of only four in Wales. The station also help to carefully manage the area to encourage and maintain the bio-diversity of habitats, flora and fauna.

Richard Little, station manager from Aberthaw Power Station said, “We are proud to welcome the Wildlife Trust to lead the nature walks around East Aberthaw nature reserve and would encourage local residents to come along and enjoy this unique environment on their doorstep.”

The next walk is planned to start at 6pm, 20 April at the bottom of Well Road and everyone is welcome to attend. Every level of interest is catered for, whatever your age, you can come to spot, photograph, ramble, amble or inquire.