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Welcome to the Biodiversity Information Service

Welcome to the website of the Biodiversity Information Service (BIS) for Powys and Brecon Beacons National Park. We aim to not only keep you up to date on the activities and work of BIS, but also to act as a local wildlife recording resource through Links, News, Events and the BIS Recorder's newsletters. To learn more about which areas BIS covers, the work we do and how we operate, go to About Us.

What is BIS?

BIS Logo What does BIS do? Find out about the organisation and operations of BIS, and the people involved.

Services & Data Enquiry

If you would like to submit a data enquiry click here. You will find information about BIS services as well as on-line forms you will need to complete.

Data Holdings

View major datasets that BIS holds on a wide variety of taxon groups.

Search, filter and view basic information about those datasets.

Get Involved

What's In My Area

Aderyn Would you like to know what wildlife records we hold for your area? Use this tool to see a summary of records for that area.

Contact a Local Expert

Welsh VCs For ecological advice or help with ID go to Find a Local Expert for VCs within the BIS area, filtered by taxon group.

Submit a Record

Submit your wildlife sightings to WiReD, our online wildlife recording database or on the go in Wales with the LERC Wales App.

Subscribe to our mailing list

For wildlife recording news, information, events, training and articles to your inbox sign up here to receive the BIS email newsletter (about 1 per week).

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LERC Wales App

You can now share your Welsh wildlife records on the go quickly and easily via the LERC Wales App!

Click here for more information such as where to download the app and how to use it.

Click here for PDF instructions.

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