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Introducing: Wales Nature Week from July 2nd to 10th!

Wales Nature Week 2022

Celebrate the Well-Being Benefits of Nature!

Welcome to Wales Nature Week, the annual celebration of nature showcasing the fantastic habitats and species of Wales! Our theme this year is ‘Get Connected – The Well-being Benefits of Nature’.

Throughout Wales, partners have organised Wales Nature Week events for you to participate in and enjoy the natural world. From nature walks, talks and activity days.

Enjoy connecting with nature and experience the scientifically proven physical and mental wellbeing benefits nature brings. Did you know, for example, that the Japanese art of forest bathing – a mindful walk through woodland – has been shown to reduce anxiety by 29%!

Explore, Discover and Share your nature images, stories and experiences with us during #WalesNatureWeek
Watch this space for more details or follow us on social to hear our announcements.

Resources

Social media campaign pack for event organisers (Zip file)

WNW_Local_Press_Release_Template_2022 (Word document)

Events Schedule

Saturday 2nd July

Pembrokeshire Open Meadows Day
From 9am onwards- taking place in twelve meadows across Pembrokeshire
Event details

Llanbedrog Bioblitz with the National Trust
9:00am – 4:00pm (call in at any time). With guest visitor Iolo Williams.
Further details and booking here

National Meadows Day at the National Museum Cardiff
10am – 12pm & 1pm – 2pm
Event details

Discover Oxwich National Nature Reserve
10:00am – 1:00pm
Event details

National Meadows Day – Pollinator survey Rhossili
Anytime between 11:00-15:00
Event details

Wild yoga, Vale of Clwyd
11:00-13:00
Event details

Beautiful Bugs and Magical Minibeasts, Caswell
4.00pm – 5.00pm
Event details

  • National Meadows Day celebrations take place on the 2nd July and throughout the week.
    Magnificent Meadows Cymru and partner organisation will be running events across Wales to celebrate meadows.
    #NationalMeadowsDay #WalesNatureWeek
  • Big Meadows Search
    Take part in the Big Meadow Search during Wales Nature Week. The aim is to search meadows and record the plant species you find using the Big Meadow Search tick list. Open to all- you don’t need your own meadow (but do get the landowner’s permission if you are searching on someone else’s land).

Further events to follow.


Sunday 3rd July

Wardens’ Walk Cemlyn Bay
11:00-13:00
Event details

Birds and Wildflower Discovery Gronant
13:00-15:00
Event details

Hailey Park volunteer workday
2:00 – 5:00pm
Event details

  • National Meadows Day celebrations take place on the 2nd July and throughout the week.
    Magnificent Meadows Cymru and partner organisation will be running events across Wales to celebrate meadows.
    #NationalMeadowsDay #WalesNatureWeek
  • Big Meadows Search
    Take part in the Big Meadow Search during Wales Nature Week. The aim is to search meadows and record the plant species you find using the Big Meadow Search tick list. Open to all- you don’t need your own meadow (but do get the landowner’s permission if you are searching on someone else’s land).

Further events to follow.


Monday 4th July

Bilberry Bumblebee Hunt Caswell
11:00-12:00
Event details

Swifts at Llanrwst
7:30pm – 10:30pm
Event details

  • National Meadows Day celebrations take place on the 2nd July and throughout the week.
    Magnificent Meadows Cymru and partner organisation will be running events across Wales to celebrate meadows.
    #NationalMeadowsDay #WalesNatureWeek
  • Big Meadows Search
    Take part in the Big Meadow Search during Wales Nature Week. The aim is to search meadows and record the plant species you find using the Big Meadow Search tick list. Open to all- you don’t need your own meadow (but do get the landowner’s permission if you are searching on someone else’s land).

Further events to follow.


Tuesday 5th July

A wildlife walk along the Govilon Line and the Brecon and Monmouthshire canal.
09:45-12:00
Event details

Actif Woodland well-being Craig Gwaldys
10am-1pm
Event details

The Ancient Woods of South-East Wales-online event
7-9pm
Event details

  • Big Meadows Search
    Take part in the Big Meadow Search during Wales Nature Week. The aim is to search meadows and record the plant species you find using the Big Meadow Search tick list. Open to all- you don’t need your own meadow (but do get the landowner’s permission if you are searching on someone else’s land).

Further events to follow.


Wednesday 6th July

Wildlife Summer Hike
10:00-15:00
Event details

Birds, flowers and newts Halkyn
13:00-15:00
Event details

Screaming Swifts Walk Glantawe
18:30-21:00
Event details

Swifts at Trefriw
19:30-22:30
Event details

  • Big Meadows Search
    Take part in the Big Meadow Search during Wales Nature Week. The aim is to search meadows and record the plant species you find using the Big Meadow Search tick list. Open to all- you don’t need your own meadow (but do get the landowner’s permission if you are searching on someone else’s land).

Further events to follow.


Thursday 7th July

  • Big Meadows Search
    Take part in the Big Meadow Search during Wales Nature Week. The aim is to search meadows and record the plant species you find using the Big Meadow Search tick list. Open to all- you don’t need your own meadow (but do get the landowner’s permission if you are searching on someone else’s land).

Further events to follow


Friday 8th July

Holyhead Swift Walk
19:30-22:30
Event details

  • Big Meadows Search
    Take part in the Big Meadow Search during Wales Nature Week. The aim is to search meadows and record the plant species you find using the Big Meadow Search tick list. Open to all- you don’t need your own meadow (but do get the landowner’s permission if you are searching on someone else’s land).

Further events to follow


Saturday 9th July

Newport for nature Bioblitz (Pembrokeshire)
From 08:00- drop in any any time!
Event details

Parti Penrhyn, Gwaith Powdwr (Bioblitz with North Wales Wildlife Trust
11:00am – 4:00pm (call in at any time).
Event details

Discover the plants of Coed y Felin
11:00-12:00
Event details

  • Big Meadows Search
    Take part in the Big Meadow Search during Wales Nature Week. The aim is to search meadows and record the plant species you find using the Big Meadow Search tick list. Open to all- you don’t need your own meadow (but do get the landowner’s permission if you are searching on someone else’s land).

Further events to follow


Sunday 10th July

Wardens’ Walk Cemlyn Bay
11:00-13:00
Event details

Orchids and Others, Minera Quarry
14:00-16:00
Event details

  • Big Meadows Search
    Take part in the Big Meadow Search during Wales Nature Week. The aim is to search meadows and record the plant species you find using the Big Meadow Search tick list. Open to all- you don’t need your own meadow (but do get the landowner’s permission if you are searching on someone else’s land).

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