Nature Connections

15 ideas for nature-related activities. In these unprecedented times, human activities are changing temporarily, so why not take this time to connect with nature and let it inspire you. Taking time out in nature is thought to improve our mental well-being and, in these times, this seems more important than ever! Get Connected Below are 15 ideas for nature related …

Barney’s Christmas ‘Moo Muffs’!

This is Barney – our little miracle calf. His mum Annie gave birth to twin calves in September and left Barney in a hedge to die as she knew that she only had enough milk for one calf. We found Barney 24 hours later, weak and terrified as he had not had any antibody-rich colostrum from his mum. Usually, if …

Saint David’s Day Leafcutter Ant Sweepstake

Getting into the Celtic spirit, the Bug Farm’s impressive 50,000-strong leafcutter ant colony swapped their leaves for dragons, daffodils and leeks for Saint David’s Day this year. The ants, tropical leafcutter ants (Atta cephalotes), are residents of the Tropical Bug Zoo at Dr Beynon’s Bug Farm in St Davids, Pembrokeshire. The ants are all sisters and their mother, the queen …

Minister for Environment unveils St Davids as Wales’ first ‘Bee Friendly’ city

St Davids has been announced as the first ‘Bee Friendly’ city in Wales. This week, the Minister for Environment Hannah Blythyn visited St Davids to officially recognise St Davids achievement in becoming the first Caru Gwenyn/Bee Friendly city in Wales. “Pollinators are key to our ecosystems, it is vital that they are brought into the forefront of our day to …