March 2008

Bluetongue guidance

What is Bluetongue? Bluetongue is an insect-borne viral disease which can affect sheep, cattle and goats. Such ruminants become infected by being bitten by an infected midge. Bluetongue cannot be spread by or to humans or animals such as dogs. It is safe for you to walk in a Bluetongue…

Helicopter airlift restores popular mountain footpath

Dramatic scenes unfolded in the Bannau Brycheiniog National Park last week as 200 tonnes of stone was airlifted onto the Black Mountain to repair a popular section of footpath.

National Park over the moon at its first star gazing event

Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority made the most of the remaining winter nights by hosting its first night of star gazing at the National Park Visitor Centre, near Libanus last Saturday.

Craig y nos Country Park to host its first Farmers' Market

Craig y nos Country Park, near Pen y Cae is hosting its first Farmers' Market on Easter Monday 24th March marking the first food event of the season in Bannau Brycheiniog National Park.

Easter exhibition opens at the National Park Visitor Centre - 21 March - 3 April

A unique exhibition of Easter arts and crafts created by Platform One artists based at Erwood Station opens at the National Park Visitor Centre, near Libanus during the Easter holiday period.