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Welcome to the Biodiversity Information Service

Welcome to the website of the Biodiversity Information Service for Powys and Brecon Beacons National Park (BIS). We aim to not only keep you up to date on the activities and work of BIS, but also to act as a local wildlife recording resource through links, news snippets, events and the BIS Recorders newsletters. To learn more about the BIS area, the work we do and how BIS operates, go to About Us.

What is BIS?

BIS Logo What does BIS do? Find out about the organisation and operations of BIS, and the people involved.

Services & Data Enquiry

If you would like to submit a data enquiry click here. You will find information about BIS services as well as on-line forms you will need to complete.

Data Holdings

View major datasets that BIS holds on a wide variety of taxon groups.

Search, filter and view basic information about those datasets.

Get Involved

What's In My Area

Would you like to know what wildlife records we hold for your area? Use this tool to place a point on the map and see a summary of the data for that area.

Contact a Local Expert

Welsh VCs For ecological advice or help with ID go to Find a Local Expert for VCs within the BIS area, filtered by taxon group.

Submit a Record

Do you have wildlife records you are willing to share with BIS? Click here to access our Wildlife Recording Database and build your own collection of records.