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NAEG is currently meeting “virtually” by Zoom. Watch this space for details.

If you are interesting in participating in any of our meetings or joining the group please contact the secretary, Sandra Bayes.  sandrabayes1@btinternet.com

Latest News Items

Newport For Nature Project – Newsletter 1.

October 12, 2021   View     Author: Brendan

We held the launch of our Newport For Nature project last month and now have the first newsletter to help keep people up to date. Please click on this link: https://mailchi.mp/3d9a8a798820/october-update

There will also be a general NAEG meeting in early November - watch this website


Newport For Nature Project Launch, Newport Memorial Hall on Sunday 12th September at 2pm

August 19, 2021   View     Author: Naomi

Save the date! Newport launches an exciting new 18-month project this month to enhance biodiversity, create wildlife-friendly spaces, and improve our knowledge of local wildlife, funded by the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority’s Sustainable Development Fund and led by Newport Area Environment Group.

The project’s vision is to create a network of wildlife-friendly spaces and corridors across Newport and its environs, connecting town and countryside, supported, maintained and enjoyed by residents and visitors alike, providing climate change resilience but also colour and birdsong, calm, joy and wellbeing for all. You can sign up to the newsletter to keep up to date with project activities here: http://eepurl.com/hFCZ75.

All are welcome to the project’s launch at Newport Memorial Hall on Sunday 12th September at 2pm where wildlife gardening practitioners and others will be on hand to offer advice and information on how to get involved.

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We’re recruiting!

March 12, 2021   View     Author: Naomi

Newport Area Environment Group is excited to be recruiting for a new post. The Biodiversity and Decarbonisation Officer will lead our recently funded project to promote wildlife gardening, tree planting and community biodiversity monitoring in and around Newport.

We are are seeking a self-motivated, organised and creative candidate to manage the project over the 18 month period. This is an exciting role with the potential to improve biodiversity within the area and work closely to bring the community together around the aims of the project.

For more details, please download the recruitment pack below which contains more information about the role, a job description and person specification and details of the recruitment process.

The deadline for applications is 2nd April 2021.


Funding awarded

March 8, 2021   View     Author: Ros McGarry

Newport Environmental Action Group's biodiversity project gets National Park funding.

See article here: https://www.westerntelegraph.co.uk/news/19131974.newport-environmental-action-groups-biodiversity-project-gets-national-park-funding/


FREE Dark Sky Awareness Training

February 23, 2021   View     Author: Brendan

Newport has some of the darkest skies in Wales as we've noted before; for example, see this article: https://naeg.org.uk/2010/06/18/newport-has-one-of-the-darkest-skies-in-uk-official/.

We've just heard of a free opportunity to learn more about our wonderful dark skies and how to use this to promote the community and business. If you are interested, please use the eventbrite link to book. This on-line event is on 9th March, 10:30-11:30am.

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