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07/07/2013

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 07 July 2013

The rural news magazine for those who live and work in the Welsh countryside. Rachael Garside finds out the environmental benefits of catching a crab.

  • Taking an Ecotherapy Walk and Catching a Crab

    On Country Focus this week:

    The fight against Phythopthora Ramorum, or " Sudden Oak Death" - the tree disease that is proving difficult to contain as our community reporter Huw Jenkins discovers on a visit to an infected woodland in the Vale of Ffestiniog

    Shocking farm accident and fatality figures - a new coalition of rural organisations launches Farm safety First campaign to reduce the risks

    We take an Ecotherapy Walk in Carmarthen

    The start of the cockle season on the Dee Estuary - once in crisis the cockle beds are now protected by a licensing system and patrols will be stepped up to avoid illegal harvesting

    And catching crabs in Aberaeron - how the simple summertime tourist hobby helps our scientific knowledge

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