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Llanymynech Local Nature Reserve

Llanymynech Limeworks is now a LOCAL NATURE RESERVE

Shropshire Council, together with Natural England and the LLIMEYS has declared the Heritage Area as a LOCAL NATURE RESERVE (LNR).  The Council issued a press release on 28 September in the Oswestry & Border Counties Advertiser.   As an LNR it will protect the site and its habitats so that […]

Ash DieBack

Ash (Fraxinus excelsior) There are many Ash trees within the boundaries of the Llanymynech Limeworks and in order to determine the scale of the problem because of ash die-back we need to assess just how many ash trees we have. This is a huge undertaking and will be greatly assisted by […]

Covid Snake in the Llanymynech Heritage Area

Covid Snake

Communities are coming together to create ‘Covid Snakes’ from painted rocks, all across the country you can see examples of childrens’ art as the snakes get ever longer. Here in Llanymynech we have our own snake in the Llanymynech Limeworks Heritage Area. Let us see your additions to the snake […]

Curlew & Lapwing Survey

We are once again appealing for help with publicising the Tanat to Perry Community Wildlife Group’s Curlew and Lapwing project.  We’re about to begin the third year of our study and are keen not only to recruit more volunteer surveyors but also to raise awareness of the decline of these […]

Shropshire Wildlife Trust

Shropshire Wildlife Trust 193 Abbey Foregate Shrewsbury Shropshire SY2 6AH Tel: 01743 284280 Email: enquiries@shropshirewildlifetrust.org.uk Web: www.shropshirewildlifetrust.org.uk Llanymynech Hill Nature Reserve For many years Llanymynech rocks was an active quarry producing lime which was used to increase fertility on farmland.  When quarrying ceased, the quarry floor and spoil heaps were […]