North Wales Wildlife Trust

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The North Wales Wildlife Trust (NWWT) (Welsh: Ymddiriedolaeth Natur Gogledd Cymru) is the Wildlife Trust for North Wales. Established in 1963 it covers the vice counties of Anglesey, Caernarfonshire, Merionethshire, Denbighshire and Flintshire with over 4,000 members.[1] Its head office is located in Bangor and its eastern office is temporarily located in Mold, Flintshire.

Aims of the North Wales Wildlife Trust are:

  • To conserve North Wales' wildlife for the future.
  • To increase the understanding of North Wales' wildlife and its natural environment.
  • To apply this knowledge of practical wildlife conservation in our nature reserves and elsewhere throughout North Wales.
  • To enhance the enjoyment of and access to North Wales' wildlife by members of the public.

It has local members branches (who organise and lead local walks, talks and meetings), They are:

The trust manages the following 33 nature reserves (6.5 km² in total):

  • Abercorris
  • Aberduna
  • Big Pool Wood
  • Blaen-y-Weirgloedd
  • Bryn Pydew
  • Bryn Lane
  • Caeau pen y clip
  • Caeau Tan y Bwlch
  • Cemlyn
  • Coed Cilygroeslwyd
  • Coed Crafnant
  • Coed Porthamel
  • Coed Trellyniau
  • Coed-y-Felin
  • Cors Bodgynydd
  • Cors Goch
  • Cors-y-Sarnau
  • Gogarth (with a trust shop on the summit complex of the Great Orme)
  • Gors Maen Llwyd
  • Gwaith Powdwr
  • Maes Hiraddug
  • Marford Quarry
  • Mariandyrys
  • Morfa Bychan
  • Nantporth
  • Pisgah Quarry
  • Porth Diana
  • Rhiwledyn
  • Spinnies, Aberogwen
  • Three Cornered Meadow
  • Traeth Glaslyn
  • Y Ddol Uchaf
  • Y Graig

The Trust also manages other sites on behalf of corporate bodies on the Wrexham Industrial Estate

  • Bryn Lane
  • Abbey Road

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