Cwn Glas Park Street, Johnstown, Near Wrexham, LL14 2AB (Open Access)
On street parking at Cwn Glas Park Street
Grid Reference SJ 299 460
No toilet facilities available
Accessible via the local Public Rights of Way network
Contact Emma Ellis 01978 269568 | [email protected]
This reserve is situated on the outskirts of Wrexham near Rhosllanerchrugog. Wild Ground owns and manages a proportion of this site, the rest is under the control of Wrexham County Borough Council
The area consists mainly of wetland and grassland/meadow. The site has Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) status due to the presence of the Great crested newt and other amphibians and is also a Special area of Conservation (SAC).
- Amphibians: Common frog, common toad, smooth newt, palmate newt and great crested newt.
- Butterflies: Red admiral, small skipper, green veined white, comma.
- Birds: Bullfinch, redwing, swallow, house martins, mute swan and snipe, great tit, goldfinch, magpie, chaffinch, water rail
An assemblage of the five widespread amphibian species, namely common frog, common toad, palmate newt, common newt and great crested newt.
Management has involved mainly invasive species removal (Crassula Helmsii), litter removal, pond creation, grassland management and tree/hedgerow planting