Wales Biodiversity Week 4 – 12th June 2016

Join the celebrations and discover our wonderful Welsh

Wales Biodiversity Week is an annual week of wildlife-themed events that takes place all over Wales.

Upcoming events in the Brecon Beacons National Park include:

  • Llanthony Valley Talk & Wildlife Walk – 9th June – organised by Gwent Wildlife Trust
  • Our Education Team continues to have a packed schedule working with schools to (amongst other things) help celebrate & nurture an interest in biodiversity. Activities include mini-beast hunts, woodland trails, mammal studies and river dipping for starters!
  • Bracken bashing at Cae Eglwys Nature ReserveTuesday, 14 June 2016-Burn off some energy cutting down bracken to help benefit the wide range of wildflowers on this delightful meadow.
  • Moth Night at Llangasty Meadows – 17th June – organised by Brecknock Wildlife Trust
  • Getting involved with watching & recording wildlife – 18th June – organised by the Biodiversity Information Service for Powys and Brecon Beacons National Park (BIS) to celebrate BIS’ 15th Birthday. 



    Photo: Meadow brown butterfly – one of our commonest grassland butterflies which is on the wing from June – September. The caterpillars feed on a variety of grasses and can be found in gardens, parks, churchyards, which means the ‘mini meadows’ by the car park at HQ, the mountain centre and Craig y Nos are all good places to try and spot one.


For more information see:

Find our more about wildlife in the Brecon Beacons here. 

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