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Data and GIS Officer Vacancy at BIS

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Data and GIS Officer with the skills to manage and enhance our dataholding and to carry out spatial analysis to make the data we hold go further. This is a full time permanent role giving the opportunity to work in a well-established and forward thinking LERC as part of a network of four Welsh record centres.

We are a small, friendly and supportive team dedicated to providing robust evidence to conservation decision makers...

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Added 18/08/2022 09:37

BIS Biodiversity Bulletin

BIS Biodiversity Bulletin

The latest round up of news from Powys and the Brecon Beacons will be in your inbox/spam/junk if you are signed up. Or read it using the link below - there is a sign up form at the end.

BIS Bulletin link

Added 15/08/2022 11:42

A new Manager for BIS

Jo Milborrow is the new BIS Manager, taking over from Bradley Welch at the beginning of August. Thanks to Brad for all his work and effort in taking BIS forward and congratulations to Jo for her promotion from BIS Senior Biodiversity Data Officer.

Jo says “I’ve loved working for BIS for the past four years managing the data, we have such a great team and we get to work with lots of brilliant organisations and volunteers. I’m really looking forward to getting stuck into the Manager...

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Added 10/08/2022 11:24

Wildlife Awareness & Recording Events 2022

Wildlife Awareness & Recording Events 2022

Our Events programme is out now. Visit our website Library for a PDF copy or our website Events page to see details. We hae a packed programme of events so do try and join us and hlep put wildlife on the map.

Some events are by booking only and this will be via our Eventbrite booking page.

Added 12/05/2022 12:13

BIS Audience Survey

BIS Audience Survey

Help us to understand more about our audience and how you keep in touch with us by taking our survey. It should take no more than 5 minutes to complete. All responses are anonymous and the information you give will be valuable to us in how we communicate to our supporters in the future.

Use this link to to survey.

Added 14/04/2022 10:10

BIS Biodiversity Bulletin - April 2022

BIS Biodiversity Bulletin - April 2022

The April Bulletin can be read using this link. The BIS Biodiversity Bulletin summarises news, events, surveys and other wildlife and biological recording activities across Powys and the Brecon Beacons National Park. To receive it into your inbox there is a sign up form at the end of the Bulletin. They are sent once or twice a month.

Added 14/04/2022 10:06

Pine Martens in the Brecon Beacons - Talk Event

Pine Martens in the Brecon Beacons - Talk Event

Learn about Pine Marten ecology, it’s history & decline and its return to Wales and the Brecon Beacons National Park with Lizzie Croose from Vincent Wildlife Trust. Find out what is being done to conserve and promote Pine Marten populations and how identify them and their tracks and signs at Talybont on Usk on Wednesday 23rd March, 7:30pm.

To find out more and for a booking link visit our Event page.

Photo : Robert Cruickshanks

Added 09/02/2022 14:59

BIS Biodiversity Bulletin February 2022

BIS Biodiversity Bulletin February 2022

With a new name our, February Bulletin can be read using this link. There is a sign up form at the end if you'd like to receive it every month into your email inbox.

This months BIS Biodiverstiy Bulletin has news of our events, surveying opportunities, the Big Meadow Search, a new beetle society along with a Recently Recorded feature and two mammals to spot to help fill gaps in our maps. 

Added 08/02/2022 12:09

BIS Bulletin January 2022

BIS Bulletin January 2022

The latest BIS Bulletin with biological recording, wildlife and biodiversirty news for Powys and the Brecon Beacons National Park is in your inbox. To sign up here's a link to the latest Bulletin wheich has a sign up form at the end.

Added 17/01/2022 16:15

BIS Managers Report to Members 2020-21

BIS Managers Report to Members 2020-21

The latest BIS Managers Report for the year to March 2021 is now available as a pdf - visit the BIS Library or click this link. The brief report details our activities over the year.

Added 01/12/2021 16:39