Brecon Beacons and Monmouthshire ranger blog

If you have ever wanted to find out about all elements of our work from woodlands to uplands, estate management to conservation and nature, then look no further.

Lead ranger for the Brecon Beacons National Trust carrying tools in preparation for footpath repair work

March 2018 - footpath erosion, an ongoing problem

Combating erosion on our upland footpaths is an ongoing job and a vital part of our conservation work. With thousands of people visiting the central Brecon Beacons every year, lead ranger Rob and his team have a big job on their hands, read our latest blog to find out how he does it.

One of the woodland rangers with the Brecon Beacons and Monmouthshire National Trust team

February 2018 - bringing back the past, a woodland story

Patience is the key when managing woodland especially when you set out on a project to turn a conifer plantation back to ancient woodland. This month's blog comes from woodland ranger Tim who talks about the regeneration of the Skirrid near Abergavenny.

Full Time Volunteer taking a breather whilst repairing footpaths in the central Brecon Beacons

January 2018 - life as a Full Time Volunteer

Welcome to the first Brecon Beacons and Monmouthshire ranger blog of 2018 coming from one of our woodland Full Time Volunteers talking about his experience with the team and the benefits of volunteering with the National Trust.