Returning Wildlife to Ebbw Vale
Furnace to Flowers Reflections
Have A Blast!
Furnace to Flowers interview two women who remember Ebbw Vale's Industrial past. Now they are looking forward to seeing how the landscape is being returned to nature and seeing the wildlife, flora and fauna return to the valley.
Furnace to Flowers project with Gwent Wildlife Trust and Grow Wild UK. Rhian and Jess reflect what they know about the Furnace to Flowers project.
Documenting the Furnace to Flowers project. Have a Blast took place Thursday 7th April. Spring was in the air,
the first flowers for the project were planted and fun was had by all.
The story so far...
The First Cut
The first cut of the grass for the Furnace to Flowers. Find out how the lottery money has been used to buy a special mower to keep the grass cut on steep banks of the old Ebbw Vale Steel works site. How cutting the grass will help the indigenous wild flowers to grow.
A Furnace To Flowers story. Dai talks about his time in the Ebbw Vale Steelworks and how the valley is changing with the planting of wild flowers. A growwilduk.com project campaigning to bring back wild flowers to our cities, town and countryside.
Furnace to Flowers: Day One
The first day of volunteering at the Environmental Resource Centre in Blaenau Gwent. It was a cold and sleety day. The volunteers from Ebbw Vale College and Gwent Wildlife Trust endured the weather and started fundamental work to clear the site and move stone to create an island.