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The campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales in association with Coed Cadw / Woodland Trust in Wales have a 1 day seminar in Llandrindod Wells on Sunday 10th November, 10am to 4pm. Speakers include the woodland ecologist & author George Peterken and Archie Miles, the renowned tree author and photographer.
The seminar will look at the future of woodland ecosystems in Wales.
There are 3 meetings in the BIS area, which are to help
beginners learn their mosses and liverworts, rather than high-powered recording
sessions. All are on Sundays, and start
at 10.30 a.m. unless stated otherwise.
Please bring lunch.
October 20th, between Knighton & Newtown
January 19th 2020, near Clyro
March 8th, in Welshpool
For more details see the edited programme on the BIS website Library.
Following the launch of the Nature Recovery Action Plan for the Brecon Beacons National Park at the Welsh
Show, it is now available to view online or download as a pdf. The Plan
is intended to guide the work of the BBNP Local Nature Partnership, a
new collaboration which is open to all who want to contribute. View and
download your copy here or click below.
West Wales Biodiversity Information Centre newsletter for May 2019 is available from the link below. It's full of informative articles and useful information for recorders.
All our events for 2019 are listed on this A4 poster. They can also be seen on the events tab of our website.
There is a mixture of recording days and ID training days.
Issue 27 of the BIS Recorders Newsletter is packed full of features written by the local recording community. Click below for a pdf dpwnload or read it in magazine style at issuu.com by clicking here.
The latest issue of the NFBR (National Forum for Biological Recording) contains a feature about BIS. Turn to page 20!
An informal & inspiring social gathering (in a pub!) for anyone who wants to be involved with, working on, or studying environmental issues.
It's happening on the third Wednesday of every month, starting on Wednesday 15th May 2019 with the first meeting.
At the Greyhound Hotel, Builth Wells, 7pm – 9pm.
A Free event unless you buy yourself a drink!
BIS will be there along with the Vincent Wildlife Trust, who will talk about their Pine martin project.
The Colliery Spoil
Biodiversity Initiative recently published a valuable report
highlighting the conservation value of colliery spoil sites. This habitat type
can be found throughout south east Wales, and supports a wide range of
endangered and rare species.
This map shows the general location of the chosen square for VC47 in April 2019.