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SaSq's for November - highlighting our under-recorded squares

Can you help record in our under recorded 1km squares? This months selection of SaSq's can be seen in our Survey A Square area of the website. Click here for a link and for some common sense safety tips. All these squares haven't been visited in the last 15 years or more. Can you help add more recent records? They are near Llanwrtyd Wells, Boughrood and at Llandinham.

Added 04/11/2019 14:17

Recorders Newsletter Autumn 2019 issue 28

The latest newsletter with news, stories, recording effort and projects in the BIS area is out now. Visit our Library on the website to view a pdf or read it in magazine format on the issuu website. Links to both in the BIS website Library.

Added 01/11/2019 16:29

BIS Commercial charges increase

From 1st August 2019 the Aderyn A package will increase to £100 + VAT. Aderyn B,C,D will increase by £20 respectively. This is to cover continued development and improvement to the Aderyn service.

The commercial hourly charges for any customised work will increase to £140 for first hour and £110 for additional hours.

Added 26/07/2019 10:53

BIS Recorders Newsletter - Spring 2019

The latest BIS Recorders Newsletter is issue 27. Find your copy in the BIS website library tab. Or click here.

Added 09/05/2019 12:36

NFBR Newsletter Spring 2019

There is a feature on BIS in the latest issue, find it in our Library tab and turn to page 20.

Added 03/05/2019 08:17

Green Drinks Builth Wells

An informal & inspiring social gathering (in a pub!) for anyone who wants to be involved with, working on, or studying environmental issues.

It's happening on the third Wednesday of every month, starting on Wednesday 15th May 2019 with the first meeting.

At the Greyhound Hotel, Builth Wells, 7pm – 9pm.

A Free event unless you buy yourself a drink!

BIS will be there along with the Vincent Wildlife Trust, who will talk about their Pine martin project.

Added 26/04/2019 11:04

Survey a Square - April 2019

This months featured 1km squares are those with no recent records (last 10 years). Carrying on from the unrecorded squares initiative the new criteria will open up more squares for recording, especially those of more interest and are more easily accessible. Visit our website which also offers some common sense advice when recording. As most of the chosen squares will have old records there will also be a link to the species list for that square.

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Added 23/04/2019 11:52

LERC Wales Runners-up for NBN Lynne Farrell Wildlife Recording Group Award

Adam Rowe (SEWBReC) and Roy Tapping (Cofnod) attended the award ceremony on behalf of LERC Wales at the National Biodiversity Network (NBN) Conference on the 21st November. They were presented with a certificate as runners-up, a Moth ID book and a £100 to spend on a wildlife recording project of their choice.

LERC Wales was nominated as a leading example of 4 LERCs working together to develop joint software to aid capturing and access to wildlife information. The technical developme

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Added 27/11/2018 11:41

Survey a square November 2018

This months featured unrecorded squares are available now via our Survey a Square webpage. Help fill in the 'gaps in our maps' and put wildlife on the map.

Added 02/11/2018 14:35

Species Identification - helpful sites and groups

This guide lists various websites and groups that will help with species identification. 

Added 21/08/2018 15:27