Out and about: Experts for CCW.A NORTH Wales-based broadcaster is among a quartet of members of the Countryside Council for Wales The Countryside Council for Wales (CCW; Welsh: Cyngor Cefn Gwlad Cymru (CCGC)) is an Assembly Sponsored Public Body. It is the Welsh Assembly Government's wildlife conservation authority for Wales. announced by Environment, Planning and Countryside Minister Carwyn Jones.
Dei Tomos, a broadcaster and journalist from Nantperis, Caernarfon, first became a member of CCW 1997. A founder member of "Clwb Mynydda Cymru" the Welsh Mountaineering Club and a former member of the Snowdonia National Park Authority, he is vice president of the Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales and the Council for National Parks The Council for National Parks (CNP) is a UK registered charity promoting the National Parks of England and Wales.
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Robin Pratt, a livestock farmer in Pembrokeshire who farms South American Guanaco guanaco (gwänä`kō) or huanaco (hwän`äko), wild mammal of the camel family, Lama guanicoe, found on arid plains in the Andes Mts. , first joined CCW in 1997. He was formerly Chair of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Pembrokeshire Coast National Park (Welsh: Parc Cenedlaethol Arfordir Penfro) is a national park along the Pembrokeshire coast in Wales. It is the only national park in the United Kingdom to be primarily coastal. Authority and a member of the Secretary of State's Agricultural Advisory Panel. The two new members of CCW are a self-employed broadcaster, writer and publisher and a hill farmer from Ceredigion.
William Patrick O'Reilly, from Llandysul, Carmarthenshire, is currently the Managing Director of First Nature, a publishing enterprise specialising in wildlife, ecology and environmental education topics.
Dr Ieuan Joyce runs a hill farm in Ystumtuen, Ceredigion, as well as farming with his parents on a 150 dairy and sheep farm straddling the Welsh/English border in Kington, Herefordshire: he has been a lecturer in the School of Biology, University of Leeds