Please note that the Millennium Wetlands area of WWT Llanelli will be closed between Thursday 12 and Friday 20 January.
UPDATE 20/10/2011 – Millennium Wetlands has opened back up as planned but there will be restricted access to the following areas over the next five to six days:
• The path between water vole city and the bittern reedbed screen will be closed on Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd and Monday 23rd. Water vole city will remain open, as will all other areas within the Millennium Wetland. The path will open again on Tuesday 24th
• The centre path between the heron wing hide and the lilly pond will be closed on Tuesday 24th, Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th. The path will open again on Friday 27th.
Everything will re-open fully on Friday 27th January
Contractors will be clearing trees to improve the area for birds and water voles. It will be too risky to allow visitors into the area while they are using heavy machinery and moving felled trees.
Clearing the trees opens up clear flight lines between the estuary and the freshwater wetlands. This will enable the rare wetland birds on the estuary to safely roost and breed here. At the same time we are restoring ponds and ditches to encourage water voles back into the area.
We apologise that you won’t be able to access the Millennium Wetlands during this period. If you would like to find out more about the project, you can join one of our guided walks at 12.00pm and 3.00pm daily.
Thank you for your understanding.
The work has been made possible through the generous help of Cwm Environmental.