Category Archives: Deborah Sazer

Catering for all

Once again, I’m pondering how to avoid conflicts between scrub clearance to expand the grasslands and the needs of the species that live in and around that scrub. When we plan management work it is vital to understand which species … Continue reading

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Carneddau Ponies at Carmel

Sensitive grazing is key to conservation management. Carmel Reserve’s unique mosaic of grassland, woodland and heath was created and can only be maintained by grazing. It can be tricky to get the right type of animals for the right length … Continue reading

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Finding a Balance

March was a very busy month at Carmel National Nature Reserve. We rushed to finish several scrub clearance jobs before the birds began nesting. One of our greatest challenges at Carmel is to achieve our aim of winning back the … Continue reading

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Rattling Along!

Now it’s my turn to do my first blog. I’m Deborah Sazer, the Ecologist for The Grasslands Trust Carmel Reserve, working alongside Charli in Carmarthenshire. Carmel is a wonderful place to work (and visit), with its wide range of underlying … Continue reading

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