Here is an update from Bev Lewis of the National Park Authority on Himalayan Balsam:- Himalayan Balsam: It is also known as Policeman’s Helmet, due to the shape of its flowers, and it’s Welsh name is Jac y Neidiwr. It’s an invasive non-native annual plant that forms dense stands outcompeting our native wildlife and leaving…
Its main purpose is to advance the enhancement, protection and conservation of the countryside and other amenities of the Brecon Beacons National Park for the benefit of the public.
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Brecon Beacons National Park Authority took place on Monday 30th July at the Authority Head Offices in Brecon. Mr. Ed Evans, a Welsh Government appointed member was unanimously voted in as the new Chair of the Authority and Councillor Gareth Ratcliffe as Deputy Chair. There were other key appointments…
Help is on the way in our fight against Invasive Non-Native Species such as Japanese Knotweed, Himalayan Balsam, Giant Hogweed. Bev Lewis is running a project for the BBNPA over the next 2 years looking at surveying & controlling INNS and working out how they can be managed in the future. Read on for more…
Guided Walks and Events
The Society runs an extensive Guided Walks Programme throughout the year.
The Walks are open to Members and Non-Members and no booking is required. Non-Members are asked for a £5 donation.
Click on the link on the right to see the Walks Programme.
In addition, the Society holds a series of talks in the Bear Hotel, Crickhowell. Click on the link for the events coming up soon.
We also monitor the Rights of Way in the National Park. Click on the link on the right to see the latest information on problems.
The Society works on a number of programmes and initiatives, which aim to enhance the unique features of the National Park. You can find out more about what we are doing by clicking on the links below. If you are interested in helping out with these projects please contact us – more volunteers are always welcome!
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Your fees will go to help the work of the Society in preserving the special qualities of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Our Executive Committee and all those who help the Society are unpaid volunteers.