Welcome to the website of the Biodiversity Information Service for Powys and Brecon Beacons National Park (BIS). Through this website we aim to keep you up to date on the activities and work of BIS, including information on our services, data holdings, and eventually access to search the BIS database. It will act as local biological recording resource with news of local wildlife recording activities and linking to local and national recording websites. Please contact us if you have any comments or features you would like to see.
Links to national events in 2014. Compiled by WBP. Dowload pdf below
Winter Tree Identification
All welcomeOutdoor and indoor sessions looking at how to identify trees in winter.
Wednesday 5th March 2014 10.00 am (Finish 3pm)at Radnorshire Wildlife Trust’s Gilfach Farm Visitor Centre, 3 miles north of Rhayader.
Please email Phil to let him know you are coming: email@example.com
Please bring a packed lunch and waterproofs. (Tea, coffee, biscuits provided)
(Please see attached poster)
Over the last year BIS has been developing an on-line service to allow public and partner access to the wildlife records held at BIS. We are now ready to allow public access for testing.
The Managers report for the financial year 2012-13 was presented at the AGM on the 14th November 2013.
It can now be downloaded here.
In June, Alun Davies, WG Minister for Food and Natural Resources made a Statement on the ‘The Pollinator Action Plan and State of Nature Report’ and said: “As a first step we need to improve the robustness of our Welsh data. We will, therefore, produce an audit of the data we have available in Wales to start working towards benchmarking our progress...”
Please see the attached flyer.
Mark Lawley is the County recorder for Radnorshire and Montgomeryshire and organises field meetings for the Border Bryologists. The meetings are to help beginners learn their mosses and liverworts, rather than high-powered recording sessions. All are on Sundays, and start at 10.30 a.m unless stated otherwise. Please bring sandwiches.
Click on link below to see latest biodiversity news collated by Powys LBAP.