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Red List for Mammals - Newsletters (Other)

The first official red list for mammals has been compiled by the Mammal Society. It's sobering reading with 11 of the 47 native mammals at imminent risk of extinction. There is a separate list for Wales, click below. There's more information on the Mammal Society website.




Added 31/07/2020 09:23


BIS Manager Recruitment Application Form - Miscellaneous

BIS is now recruiting for an LERC Manager.





Added 10/06/2020 13:38


BIS Manager Recruitment Job description and Specification - Miscellaneous


BIS is looking for a suitable candidate for the permanent, full-time post of BIS Manager to be based at our Brecon office in the beautiful Brecon Beacons. This is an opportunity to work in a well-established and forward thinking LERC as part of the network of four Welsh record centres (LERC Wales). The successful candidate will continue to develop and manage BIS services to provide efficient access to biodiversity information locally and across Wales.

Download application form or contact janet@bis.org.uk

Download job description and specification






Added 10/06/2020 14:12


Wales Garden Bioblitz - Nationally Recorded Species - Events

The Wales Garden Bioblitz to start Wales Nature Week 2020 saw the four Welsh LERC's receive an amazing 6243 records of 1430 species. The list of all species recorded on 30/05/2020 is here.

Note: Moths with a record date of 29/05 & 31/05/2020 are also included. Excluded are records received after 03/06/2020. 




Added 09/06/2020 10:49


BIS Recorders Newsletter, Spring/Summer 2020 - 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.




Added 29/05/2020 13:16


BIS Data Analysis April 2020 - Miscellaneous

An analysis of BIS data holdings supplied as evidence for ALERC accreditation




Added 18/05/2020 13:55


BIS Validation and Verification Policy - Policies & Procedures

BIS policy to show how it manages data quality




Added 11/05/2020 10:40


BIS Data Capture Policy - Policies & Procedures

BIS Policy to show how it captures data




Added 11/05/2020 10:38


BIS Data Access & Release Policy - Policies & Procedures

Policy to show how BIS deals with collating and releasing data




Added 11/05/2020 10:36


Red Data List of Welsh Stoneworts - Newsletters (Other)

NRW have published this list following IUCN Regional Guidelines, compiled from a wide range of data-sets including NRW monitoring data, citizen science and previous projects




Added 07/05/2020 11:41