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    Otter Prints and Otter Poo

    Wildlife surveys have an important role to play in the conservation and improvement of our Countryside and during the construction of the National Botanic Garden of Wales in the 90’s a number of these were undertaken, including bats, birds, badgers, mammals, insects, amphibians and reptiles.  Since then, apart from the occasional wildlife walks and bat counts, there have…

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    Curator’s Blog – 26th February 2013

    This winter has seen extensive works undertaken in the Garden. In particular we have taken the decision to revisit the plantings along the Broadwalk, partially in response to examining the initial planting plans and in part due to the fact that many of the freely seeding species have migrated from bed to bed dramatically reducing…

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    Feathered Friends

    Although I do like the snow by the time it went I was fed up with it.  When we went to the National Botanic Garden of Wales this week it was blowing a gale and sheets of rain were blowing across the Garden and soaking anyone who was unfortunate enough to be out in it. …

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    27 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts In 2012

    The Garden’s pioneering work on Barcode Wales makes it into Buzzfeeds list of the world’s scientific breakthroughs of 2012.

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    A Polecat doing its bit in keeping down the rabbit population

    It was almost two years ago that I first became aware that otters were visiting the stream near the Gatehouse at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. So I setup a motion-sensitive camera for night-time viewing and waited.  We knew where to place the camera as Otter Spraint, or Otter Poo as I like to call…

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