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Tackling Invasive Species in the Brecon Beacons

Our event talk on Invasive species in the Brecon Beacons National Park and what is being done to tackle them is now on our youtube channel >

Added 25/05/2021 13:19

Recorders Newsletter for Powys & Brecon Beacons Spring / Summer 2021 Issue 31

Our latest Recorders Newsletter is out now. Find your copy in the BIS website Library as a pdf to download or read as a magazine via

Added 21/05/2021 16:51

Invaders in the Brecon Beacons

Several Invasive Non-Native Species (INNS) eg Indian balsalm grow in the Brecon Beacons (and across Wales and the UK) threatening our native wildlife. Join our event to learn about them and what is being done to map and eradicate them. Find out how you can help with the Invaders project. See our Events area for more details and a booking link or click here.

Added 05/05/2021 12:51

BIS 100 Challenge - Towards 3 million Wildlife Records

Our 3rd BIS 20 challenge is 5 times better! The prize winning BIS 100 challenge is to submit 100+ biological / wildlife records in the BIS area during May & June 2021. You must register and if you complete the challenge you'll be entered into a prize draw. For more details and a link to register visit our Events page or click here.

Added 29/04/2021 13:51

Moth Trapping in mid Wales - a Beginners Guide

Our event talk on Moth Trapping for Beginners is now availalbe to watch on our youtube channel. It includes the discussion / Q&A at the end with book suggestions. The presentation includes all the basics on getting started with moth trapping. Click here to go to the youtube video or follow the link at the bottom of our homepage.

Added 27/04/2021 09:57

Wildlife Recording - How, Why, What For?

Find out all about recording the wildlife you see, hear and find tracks and signs of. Watch our recent event talk on our youtube channel. Click here or use the link to youtube at the bottom of our homepage.

Added 15/04/2021 15:07

Record A Bird - A BIS 20 Challenge for March & April

Take part in our prize winning challenge during March and April by recording 20 different birds in the BIS area. Head to our events page for more details and to register - You must register for this event using our Eventbrite page to take part. Good luck!

Added 05/03/2021 12:08

Iconic of the Brecon Beacons National Park event

Our event talk looking at some of the iconic species that make their home within the Brecon Beacons National Park can be watched on our youtube channel - click here.

Added 05/03/2021 11:49

Wales Garden Bioblitz 2021 on Saturday 29th May

To start Wales Nature Week 2021 the four Local Environmental Records Centres in Wales are holding the Wales Garden Bioblitz on Saturday 29th May. All records will count towards the days total - look out for suggested activities, short videos and interactive advice sessions.

Added 25/02/2021 12:32

Powys & Brecon Beacons National Park Recorders Forum

As part of our 20th anniversary celebrations we have a Recorders Forum on Wednesday 24th November. Please save the date for this event which is being planned online via Zoom.

Our Powys & Brecon Beacons National Park Recorders Forum is a chance to hear about biodiversity related projects & events and biological recording in the BIS area.

Added 10/02/2021 09:17