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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


Trees & Woodlands of Wales Day Seminar - Events

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.




Added 25/09/2019 08:51


Border Bryologists - Mosses & Liverworts for beginners - Events

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.




Added 24/09/2019 09:49


BIS Application Form 2019 - Miscellaneous

IT Officer - We are looking for an Information Technology Officer with the knowledge, skills, experience and personal qualities necessary to maintain and develop the main databases and information systems (including web services) of BIS. This post requires someone who has IT experience in a comparable project or situation. The successful candidate will have skills in working with networks, databases, web applications, and Geographical Information Systems, and will also be able to demonstrate a personal commitment to biodiversity conservation. They will be highly motivated and will thrive on the challenges offered through working for this organisation. There will be an opportunity for consultation and handover from the present IT officer and LERC Wales development officer.




Added 17/09/2019 14:28


BIS IT officer Job description 2019 - Miscellaneous

IT Officer - We are looking for an Information Technology Officer with the knowledge, skills, experience and personal qualities necessary to maintain and develop the main databases and information systems (including web services) of BIS. This post requires someone who has IT experience in a comparable project or situation. The successful candidate will have skills in working with networks, databases, web applications, and Geographical Information Systems, and will also be able to demonstrate a personal commitment to biodiversity conservation. They will be highly motivated and will thrive on the challenges offered through working for this organisation. There will be an opportunity for consultation and handover from the present IT officer and LERC Wales development officer.




Added 17/09/2019 12:14


Nature Recovery Action Plan for BBNP - Newsletters (Other)

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.




Added 07/08/2019 16:31


BIS Scale of charges August 2019 - Policies & Procedures

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




Added 26/07/2019 10:52


WWBIC Newsletter May 2019 - Newsletters (Other)

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.




Added 28/05/2019 12:11