Blog posts by year and month September 2009

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  1. It's been dry across the majority of Wales for over a week now and as a result we've had some lovely sun sets. Dennis Bright from Ogmore by Sea sent in this amazing shot of the sun sinking into the Bristol Channel: And Mair Rees from Llanarth sent in this stunner looking over towards Newquay: And this one from Dewi Roberts at Tywyn beach: Derek Check out more great photos on the BBC Wales Nature site

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  2. The National Trust in Wales will celebrate British Food Fortnight from the 19th of September to the 4th of October as part of it's ongoing commitment to using the finest local and seasonal food. A recent local study showed that over 60% of the Trust's spend on food went straight to local suppl...

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  3. Every week I'm going to draw back the curtain on the inner workings of my BBC Radio Wales new music show. Okay, not exactly the same as getting the lowdown on the making of Apolcalypse Now, or a firsthand account of what's going on as Future Of The Left haul themselves around Europe, America and...

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  4. National Moth Night celebrates all things moth! Beginners and experts alike can take part and help record and survey the range of species across the UK. It's happening over two nights this year and specific species are being targeted in order to learn more about their movements and migratory habits. Elephant hawk moth by 'Gtj-45' on our BBC Wales Flickr group: September is usually a good month for moths as home bred species mix with visitors from abroad depending on the weather conditions and wind direction. You can take part at an organised event or set up a home made moth trap in your garden and send in your results and photos. A old white sheet and a bright light at night can work wonders! If you'd like to take part then visit the website for more information. How to make a home made moth trap Taking part More on moths at BBC Wales Nature I'm going to give it a try this year and see what I get... If you get any nice photos - email them into me and I'll post up the best ones in this blog. Gull

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  5. Beachwatch is an annual event which is both a beach clean and litter survey in one. It takes place on the 3rd weekend of September every year, and thousands of volunteers all over Britain get involved in cleaning their local beaches.

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  6. Themed walks are taking place all over the county borough of Bridgend between 18th-20th September as part of Discovery Walks Weekend 2009.

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  7. The weather was pretty awesome over the weekend. The best weekend we've had in ages but the nights were chilly with clear skies.

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  8. The dry weather is set to last right through the weekend with high pressure keeping things fine and settled. The satellite sequence shows a blob of high cloud moving south across Wales. Thicker cloud will brin rain to the far north of Scotland and Norway with the jet stream currently located ...

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  9. It's been a busy month for the unusual - tired turtles, dead whales, an escaped eagle owl, missing meercat and now this! Twenty five of these birds have recently been spotted feeding in Pembrey, West Wales. Moses Davies, a contributor from our BBC Wales Nature Flickr group has sent in some s...

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  10. Barry, in South Wales isn't the first place you usually associate with meercats! You're more likely to see one on prime time BBC One or on Wild Welsh Zoo but one little lady has recently gone missing.

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