Photography Competition!

The Friends of Forest Farm are celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, and to celebrate we’re holding a Photography Competition! Winning entrants will get to see their work in the Friends of Forest Farm 2021 Calendar. So, email us your best shots of the wildlife, flowers, fungi & landscapes at Forest Farm Nature Reserve. The … Read more Photography Competition!

All Events Cancelled Until Further Notice

Following the government’s announcement about COVID-19 (coronavirus) yesterday (Monday 16 March), we are cancelling all upcoming events until further notice. As soon as the ‘social distancing’ measures are lifted, we’ll resume our programme of activities. In the meantime, please take good care of yourselves, your families and your communities.

CANCELLED – The Cambrian Way – A Talk on Wednesday 18th March

Sadly, in the current circumstances, this evening talk has been cancelled.  We will try to rearrange it at some point.

Newsletter Archive Now Online

Every issue of the Friends’ Newsletter, from April 1990 onwards, is now available to download.

Volunteering – 23rd February

On Sunday 23rd February we’ll be pruning the apple and pear trees in the orchard. Meet at the Wardens Centre at 10am. We have a lovely orchard at Forest Farm, but it’s in need of some TLC. Most of the trees have become very overgrown and some have badly damaged branches as a result of being … Read more Volunteering – 23rd February

Swifts in Trouble

The first Friends lecture of the winter season was held on Wednesday, 20th November, and was given by Alan Rosney about the Glamorgan Swift Project. A fuller report will appear in the Spring 2020 Friends’ Newsletter.  Along with many other species in the UK, numbers of swifts visiting our shores has halved in the last … Read more Swifts in Trouble

We’re Fundraising To Replace Our Bird Hides!

On the weekend of 10/11 August one of our bird hides was burned down. We intend to replace it with a more robust (and much less flammable) metal structure. And since the remaining bird hide is also wooden (so at risk from fire) and in generally poor condition, we would like, if funds permit, to replace … Read more We’re Fundraising To Replace Our Bird Hides!