Tag Archives: Friends of Bute Park

Saturday 20th April 2013 – Honey bees

Dinah Sweet is the Chair of the Cardiff, Vale and Valleys Beekeepers and has 37 years experience of bee-keeping and is a seasonal bee inspector. She gave us an extremely interesting talk on recognising  different bee species, getting started in … Continue reading

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Wednesday 13th March 2013 – Wild Bees and Gardens

Marc Carlton gave us a wonderful, illustrated talk on wild bees (everything but honey bees) and I heard a lot of things that were new to me.  For example, did you know that bees evolved from wasps? Wasps apparently feed their … Continue reading

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9th March 2013 – Litter picking with the Cardiff Rivers Group

What a great turn-out! Thirty people, members of the Friends of Bute Park and the Cardiff Rivers Group met at Blackweir Bridge at 10.00am on Saturday morning. After a safety briefing and arming ourselves with grabbers and bags, we split … Continue reading

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27th February 2013 – The Friends Forum

The evening started with a presentation by Dave King, events organiser for the Cardiff Rivers Group, supported by Hugh Kettle their social secretary. After an introduction, we watched a video showing some of their litter picking events and interviews with … Continue reading

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Bute Park Users Survey – Have your say!

Cardiff Council has published its latest biannual survey for the many users of Bute Park online. You can find it HERE Bute Park is probably the brightest jewel in the City’s crown and we want to keep it that way! … Continue reading

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16th February 2013 – Glamorgan Recorders’ Forum

The Glamorgan Recorders’ Forum was held at Rhondda Heritage Park at Trehafod. It was a full day of talks and presentations with a great many attendees from all walks of wildlife. The event was hosted by the South East Wales Biodiversity … Continue reading

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