CORS DYFI

WILDLAND NETWORK REWILDING PROJECTS DATABASE

Project Name

Cors Dyfi

Country

Wales

Current land designations

SSSI

Specific location

Dyfi Valley

Year rewilding started

1996

Grid reference

SN701985

Location

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Altitude

 

Project Management

Ownership: Montgomery Wildlife Trust

Management: Montgomery Wildlife Trust

Area under rewilding (hectares)

 38.9ha

Project funding

Heritage Lottery Fund and Countryside Council for Wales

Rewilding methods

Conifer plantation removed. Drains cleared and then blocked to ensure rewetting of reserve. Creation of new ponds.

Habitats present

Open water, swamp, bog, wet woodland, scrub and gorse.

Target species

Nightjar, reed bunting, warblers, snipe, common darter dragonfly, emerald damselfly, royal fern, bog myrtle, otter, native trees (willow, alder, birch).

Species reintroductions

None.

Access to the area

Open public access on boardwalks.

Links to further information

Montgomery Wildlife Trust information: www.montwt.co.uk/cors_dyfi.html

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