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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.
BIS is now recruiting for an LERC Manager.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Download job description and specification
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.
The latest newsletter is full of stories and recording ideas during this period of restricted movement. To read it use the link
to open it as a pdf.
An analysis of BIS data holdings supplied as evidence for ALERC accreditation
BIS policy to show how it manages data quality
BIS Policy to show how it captures data
Policy to show how BIS deals with collating and releasing data
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