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P/T IT vacancy for LERC Wales

This is a one year contract post for a 0.6 FTE (21 hours per week) Full Stack Developer to work on Aderyn - a website serving Welsh biodiversity data to the general public and logged-in users. 

The post is working for the Local Environmental Records Centres Wales consortium and is hosted by South East Wales Biodiversity Records Centre Ltd (SEWBReC), based at their office in Talbot Green, Pontyclun, Mid Glamorgan. Follow link for more details.

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Added 14/08/2018 15:17

Competition Time - A Record a Day for August

With recording wildlife now so easy with WiReD online and the LERC Wales App on smart phones and tablets the challenge for August is to record at least one different species every day in the BIS area. There's lots of common species out there to record and these are often the under recorded ones. To be in with a chance of winning submit at least 1 wildlife record every day in August of a different species using WiReD or the LERC Wales App. The prize is a copy of the Collins Complet

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Added 01/08/2018 11:57

Spot these Species - Grassland butterflies

This latest guide will help you to distinguish between six commonly spotted butterflies in and around grassland. Find it on our Library, just click on the tab above.

Added 06/07/2018 11:12

June 2018 Survey a Square

The SaSq locations for June are now on our website. These three squares have zero records. The aim is to inspire you to go recording in these areas. If you do go recording follow our common sense rules. And please remember to submit your records! Thanks.  

Added 01/06/2018 13:44

Spot these Species - Swift, Swallow and Martin

The latest Spot this Species is now out. It will help you identify swifts, swallows and martins. It's in our Library, click on the tab above.

Added 30/05/2018 14:27

BIS Privacy policy

You can see the BIS Privacy policy in the BIS library or follow the link.

Added 23/05/2018 12:56

BIS Recorders Newsletter Spring 2018

The latest issue of the newsletter is out now! You'll find a pdf copy in our Library tab or read it here on the issue website.

Added 23/05/2018 12:39

NEW BIS datasets on NBN Atlas of Wales

BIS has added all its relevant data sets to NBN Atlas of Wales. In all it has 855,305 records in 9 Surveys. This does not include county data sets or third party data sets.

  1. Brecknock Wildlife Trust records held by BIS
    Brecknock Wildlife Trust species records collated and digitised by BIS. Many are on BWT Reserves or Wildlife Sites but will include general surveys.
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Added 14/05/2018 13:38

Survey A Square for May 2018 in VC47

This months square in VC47 Montgomeryshire for which BIS hold zero records is SO0490, near Caersws. South east of Caersws the minor road Moat Lane runs north south through the square. There are several footpaths in the eastern half of this square and the Mid Wales Golf Centre is to the west. It is close to the A470/A489 junction. If you feel inspired to record in this square you will be getting lots of 'firsts' for these areas. Click on the link for a map of this square. Notes about Surve... more

Added 02/05/2018 16:34

Survey A Square for May 2018 in VC43

This months square in VC43 Radnorshire for which BIS hold zero records is SO2572, near Knighton. West of Knighton and Garth Hill the Glyndwr's Way footpath crosses the square east west along a track. This is the only public access through this mainly arable square. If you feel inspired to record in this square you will be getting lots of 'firsts' for these areas. Click on the link for a map of this square. Notes about Survey A Square: Please take a common sense approach to recording in thes... more

Added 02/05/2018 16:34