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    Farming and Wildlife in February

    FARMING AND WILDLIFE IN FEBRUARY in the Botanic Garden THE ESTATE FARM: As described in May 2018, the Botanic Garden covers about 568 acres of which farmland is 316 acres including 100 acres of woodland. There are 25 head of pedigree Welsh Black beef cows and 30 non-pedigree Balwen ewes and their 35 lambs, with […]

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    Archaeology as a mechanism for Social Change

    Recently, I hosted a session entitled Archaeology for Change at the annual Theoretical Archaeology Conference (TAG) which was this time hosted at the Roman town of Chester (where I excavated the amphitheatre many years ago!). The idea behind the session was to explore the concept of Change in Archaeology Can archaeology be used to bring […]

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    Farming and Wildlife in January

    FARMING AND WILDLIFE IN JANUARY in the Botanic Garden THE ESTATE FARM: As described in May 2018, the Botanic Garden covers about 568 acres of which farmland is 316 acres including 100 acres of woodland. There are 25 head of pedigree Welsh Black beef cows and 30 non-pedigree Balwen ewes and their 35 lambs, with […]

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    The tameness of robins and squirrels

    If you have previously visited the Garden, not only will you have noticed the array of beautiful flowers on display but, amid those blooms there are often robins and squirrels to be found playfully poised. Through becoming regular sighted residents of the National Botanic Garden of Wales, these squirrels and birds have become increasingly tame […]

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    Farming and Wildlife in December

    FARMING AND WILDLIFE IN DECEMBER at the Botanic Garden THE ESTATE FARM: As described in May, the Botanic Garden covers about 568 acres of which farmland is 316 acres including 100 acres of woodland. There are 25 head of pedigree Welsh Black beef cows and 30 non-pedigree Balwen ewes and their 35 lambs, with the […]

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    Farming and Wildlife in November

    THE ESTATE FARM: As described in May, the Botanic Garden covers about 568 acres of which farmland is 316 acres including 100 acres of woodland. There are 25 head of pedigree Welsh Black beef cows and 30 non-pedigree Balwen ewes and their 35 lambs, with the permanent flower rich grassland of the Waun Las National […]

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