A scheme to encourage community groups to ‘deliver positive conservation and environmental actions’ has started in Llanteg.
After a successful application by the Llanteg Gardening Group for the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority’s ‘Force for Nature Grant’ for £500, a small group of volunteers formed the Llanteg Pollinator Project – to pool ideas and a wealth of knowledge to help decide how they would spend the grant.
“During our three meetings we identified four community areas and what assets these areas already had – for example, the Old School Garden has already been developed with a bug hotel, fruit trees and bushes, a wildflower area and a woodland walk,” explained Pauline Critchlow from the group.
“We also have the recent addition of a hedgehog house, kindly built and donated by a member of our Gardening Group.
“We then decided that our grant would be better spent to develop the other three community areas for pollinators.
“The Mountain Chapel garden has low growing grass and during the course of the project we found that, by leaving the area…