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Memorandum & Articles of Association Updated 2013 - BIS Governance

The most up to date version of our Memorandum & Articles of Association updated in 2013.




Added 24/03/2021 11:02


The Importance of Welsh LERC Data - LRC Wales

This CEH report for Welsh Government (WG) shows the importance of the data held by the Welsh Local Environmental Records Centres (BIS, Cofnod, WWBIC & SEWBReC). The report is a review of the contribution species records, held by the Welsh LERC's, make to ERAMMP (Environment & Rural Affairs Monitoring and Modelling Programme) Evidence Needs. In 2019-20 the Welsh LERCs were funded by Welsh Government to contribute LERC species data to the ERAMMP project.
To read the report click here. For an overview of ERAMMP click here. ERAMMP is needed by WG in order to develop policies that build social, economic and environmental resilience and to evaluate programme implementation.




Added 06/03/2020 11:26


LERC Wales Symposium - Programme. Saturday 25th April - Events

The programme for the first LERC Wales Symposium.




Added 14/02/2020 11:43


LERC Wales Symposium - Agenda. Saturday 25th April - Events

The agenda of the first LERC Wales Symposium.




Added 14/02/2020 11:40


Wales Invasive Non-native Species (INNS) Group Newsletter - Newsletters (Other)

The latest INNS newletter details the latest on non-native invasives. This edition includes articles on a Crassula biological control trial in Llanelli and the Living Wales Reseach Project along with events coming up later in the year.




Added 31/01/2020 17:10


BIS Charging policy - Policies & Procedures

BIS has revised its commercial Aderyn packages and hourly charges August 1st 2019 as enclosed




Added 10/03/2020 12:59


A New Moths List for Wales - Newsletters (Other)

The newly launched Wales Moth List has an impressive 1836 species that have been recorded in Wales. Of these 697 species have been recorded in all 13 Welsh vice-counties.

George Tordoff of Butterfly Conservation said 'I’d like to express my deep gratitude to the County Moth Recorders of Wales. With a list of this size there will almost inevitably be some errors; if you do spot any then please me know.' 




Added 16/01/2020 12:20


Insect Declines and Why They Matter - a new report - Newsletters (Other)

A new report by renowned insect expert Dave Goulsen commissioned by the South West Wildlife Trusts. It explains why insects declines are of serious concern and suggests measures to address the decline.




Added 29/11/2019 15:42


BIS Managers report to members 2018-19 - BIS Managers Reports to Members

Managers report April 2018 to March 2019 presented to BIS Directors at November 2019 AGM




Added 26/11/2019 11:43


Recorders Newsletter Autumn 2019 issue 28 - Newsletters (BIS)

Our autumn issue of the Recorders Newsletter is available as a pdf below. It's full of stories, sightings and going on in the biological recording community in the BIS area. You can also read it in magazine style via our page on the issuu website by clicking here.




Added 04/11/2019 09:47