Rebecca Evans AM, Assembly Member for Gower, has welcomed the announcement that Prior’s Meadow in Three Crosses will be amongst projects across Wales to benefit from more than £1million through the Welsh Government’s Landfill Disposals Tax Community Scheme (LDTCS).
The Welsh Government established the scheme to support local community and environmental projects in areas affected by disposals to landfill. It is funded by the new Welsh Landfill Disposals Tax (LDT) which replaced UK Landfill Tax in April 2018.
Rebecca Evans AM said: “I am delighted that Prior’s Meadow will be in receipt of over £8,000, which will go towards saving one of Gower's last remaining historic hay meadows and restoring and enhancing the meadows and surrounding habitats and species.”
Priors Wood and Meadow consists of broadleaved wet woodland, meadow and a quarry. The woodland includes a mix of sweet chestnut, beech, ash, alder, birch, sessile oak, yew, elm and small-leaved lime. The meadow is great place to find wildflowers such as the purple pincushion-like flowers of Devil’s-bit Scabious and the pink star-shaped petals of Ragged-Robin.