29th November 2013 Ysgol Glan Cleddau spent the morning cleaning up Freshwater East. They spotted a bag handle lying on the sand, on closer inspection they realised it was still attached to a giant bag which was beneath the surface. They were all determined to dig the bag out of the sand so we could dispose […]
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27th November 2013 The Darwin Team were invited to DragonLNG to meet with Paul Howells the HSE and Ian Bannister an Operations Technician who are both keen conservationists. The pair have been doing great work on the site to create suitable habitats for our local wildlife.
Mark Smith a Theoretical Physicist and keen STEM Ambassador delivered a fascinating lecture on Nuclear Fusion this morning. His captive audience were the U3A. They were engrossed in the subject at hand and they had all of their questions on nuclear energy answered by Mark. Mark regularly does talks on Nuclear Fusion on behalf of […]
The Darwin Centre as the Pembrokeshire twig of the British Science Association teamed up with the Wales Gene Park to organise a genetics roadshow for local pupils. The event was kindly hosted by Pembrokeshire College in the Merlin Theatre. We had 3 fantastic speakers and several interesting questions from the pupils that attended. Dr David […]
Ysgol Brynconin joined the Darwin Centre and Clare Flynn from Eco Edventures for a day at Colby Woodland Gardens, a National Trust site. We explored the woods, collecting treasures along the way to use for environmental art. On our walk through the woodlands we stopped to show the children a Japanese Redwood tree. Colby […]
During half term we had several families join us and Kate Lock (Assistant Marine Conservation Officer, Skomer Marine Nature Reserve) on a fantastic seal walk around the Marloes peninsula. At our first stopping point we saw two grey seal pups and then a Bull showed up too.
The Field Studies Council are celebrating their 70th Birthday this year, so we teamed up with Orielton FSC to deliver a public event discovering the Orielton Estate. The group explored the creatures living in the woodlands with Jo and Neil from Orielton and then they explored the pond wildlife with the Darwin team.