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Recorders Newsletter Autumn / Winter 2020 issue 30 - Newsletters (BIS)

Our 30th issue contains an array of articles on mammals, highlighting the value of trail cameras, many an exciting bee & wasp sighting, new discoveries across the BIS area, a mothing marathon, an introduction to new BIS Manager, Bradley Welch and look back at the achievements & memories of the past 16 years with previous manager Janet Imlach. There’s news on two new projects and a report of some success in the control of invasive species in the Brecon Beacons National Park. Our regular Recorder of the Season continues the mammal theme and contains some wonderful photography and Data Officer Jo takes a look at the datasets imported this year as we edge towards 3 million records.

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Added 20/11/2020 11:30

BIS Recorders Newsletter, Spring/Summer 2020 Issue 29 - Newsletters (BIS)

The latest newsletter is full of stories and recording ideas during this period of restricted movement. To read it use the link below to open it as a pdf.

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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.

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BIS Recorders Newsletter - Spring 2019 - Newsletters (BIS)

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 by clicking here.

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The latest BIS Recorders Newsletter is ready to view. There's updates on various projects, our regular recorder of the season feature and Janet's update on what's been happening at BIS.

Download it as a pdf or read online in magazine format at

Added 05/11/2018 13:29

BIS Newsletter Spring 2018 - Newsletters (BIS)

Welcome to the 2018 spring edition of the BIS newsletter. This issue contains lots of training opportunities, the launch of our Survey a Square recording initiative and our Recorder of the Season feature. Our other features are on new projects to protect the Elan Valley's natural heritage & to tackle invasive species within the BBNP.

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BIS Newsletter Autumn 2017 - Newsletters (BIS)

Welcome to the 2017 autumn edition of the BIS newsletter. In this bumper edition there are exciting articles on ladybirds, Hairy Dragonflies, Pearl-Bordered and Marsh Fritillaries, reviews of 2016 for Breconshire Birds and Brecknock Botany Group along with further ins and outs at BIS and our second Recorder of the Season. On page 19 is the programme for this year’s Recorders Forum on 28th November.

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BIS Recorders Newsletter Spring 2017 - Newsletters (BIS)

Welcome to the 2017 spring edition of the BIS newsletter. We’ve managed to cover a few of the kingdoms with articles on amphibian and reptile surveys, bee conservation, hare and rabbit numbers and some good-old balsam bashing. Amidst this we’ve a new BIS team member to introduce, and can proudly announce the launch of our Facebook page! Thank you to the many who have inputted to this issue, we hope you all enjoy it. Please contact for any questions, comments or ideas for the autumn letter’s content.

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BIS Recorders Newsletter Autumn 2016 - Newsletters (BIS)

  Welcome to the Autumn edition of the Recorders newsletter in this 15th year of BIS. It is good to see a range of articles from slugs to fungi. We also include an update on the Powys LBAP review which should be an important document for all of us. Thanks to all contributors.

Added 03/11/2016 14:32

BIS Recorders Newsletter Spring 2016 - Newsletters (BIS)

Welcome to the Spring edition of the Recorders newsletter in the 15th year of BIS. In this edition there is news of the celebrations on the 18th June which I hope many of you will be able to attend. Thanks also to all contributors who have provided such informative articles on local wildlife.

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