Pioneering Welsh Environmental Network celebrated 10th anniversary with 10 MILLION wildlife records

A pioneering species, habitat and nature sites service has celebrated 10 years of collaboration and its 10 millionth biological record last week at a special event in Carmarthen. The work of the Local Environmental Records Centres was showcased at University of Wales Trinity St David (UWTSD) on Friday, July 14th 2017 with the launch of … Continue reading Pioneering Welsh Environmental Network celebrated 10th anniversary with 10 MILLION wildlife records »

New Job Opportunity

GIS Technical Support Officer Salary: £21,268 – £21,962 Location: West Wales We are looking for a person with the knowledge, skills, experience and personal qualities necessary to maintain and develop the main databases and spatial information systems of West Wales Biodiversity Information Centre, the Local Environmental Records Centre for West Wales. The post requires someone … Continue reading New Job Opportunity »

Event Invitation

Mae Canolfannau Cofnodion Amgylcheddol Lleol Cymru yn eich gwahodd chi i ymuno â ni yn y digwyddiad arbennig hwn. Dydd Gwener 14eg Gorffennaf, Canolfan Gynadleddau Halliwell, Prifysgol Cymru, Y Drindod Dewi Sant, Caerfyrddin. 11.00am-3.00pm The Local Environmental Records Centres Wales invite you to join us at this special event. Friday 14th July, Halliwell Conference Centre, University … Continue reading Event Invitation »

Wales Wide Wildlife Watch 2017 (part of Wales Nature Week)

Wales Wide Wildlife Watch 2017 (part of Wales Nature Week) To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Local Environmental Records Centre Wales network, all four Welsh LERCs will be involved in a Recording Drive over the weekend (10-11 June 2017). You’ll be able to get involved throughout Wales helping to record four target species: daisy, … Continue reading Wales Wide Wildlife Watch 2017 (part of Wales Nature Week) »

The Butterflies of Carmarthenshire

Learn how to identify butterflies and their foodplants and how to manage their habitats. Indoor morning presentation, afternoon butterfly walk with Dr Deborah Sazer. Saturday 29th July 2017 10:30am to 3:30pm Carmel Village Hall, Carmel, Carmarthenshire SA14 7TL £20 per person Or £15 Carmarthenshire Meadows Group members Booking essential Contact: Wild Gower / Gŵyr Gwyllt … Continue reading The Butterflies of Carmarthenshire »

Dragonfly Walks at National Botanic Garden of Wales, Carmarthenshire

Get ready for National Dragonfly Week. Dr Deborah Sazer will be leading dragonfly and damselfly walks around the ponds, lakes and marshland of the National Botanic Garden of Wales on Tuesday 11th July. There will be two walks, 12-1pm, and 2-3pm, both beginning at the main visitor entrance. Suitable footwear is recommended as the paths … Continue reading Dragonfly Walks at National Botanic Garden of Wales, Carmarthenshire »

Discovery awaits in the twilight: Take part in the National Bat Monitoring Programme by Chloe-Lea Longden

Bat numbers in the UK have declined dramatically over the last century. You can help to monitor how the UK’s bats are currently faring by taking part in the Bat Conservation Trust’s National Bat Monitoring Programme surveys which involve observing these fascinating mammals in your local area. Anyone can take part, from beginners to experts. From … Continue reading Discovery awaits in the twilight: Take part in the National Bat Monitoring Programme by Chloe-Lea Longden »

Moth Trapping in Mid Wales, Chris Shortall (Rothamsted Research)

“Moth Trapping in Mid Wales” by Chris Shortall (Rothamsted Research) When: Monday 3 April 2017, 7 pm Where: C22, Hugh Owne Building, Aberystwyth University. There is an entrance to C22 on the ‘uphill’ side of the Hugh Owen Building, midway between the Library and the A12 Lecture Theatre https://rislighttrapnetwork.wordpress.com/ Ymddiriedolaeth Bywyd Gwyllt De a Gorllewin … Continue reading Moth Trapping in Mid Wales, Chris Shortall (Rothamsted Research) »

Urgent appeal for Springtime Pembrokeshire adder sightings!

Adders are thought to be undergoing a significant national decline. Currently, we know very little about where these cryptic animals gather during the winter months in Pembrokeshire, although protecting hibernacula is crucial for adder conservation. Biodiversity Solutions, a local Social Enterprise company providing funds for small research projects across West Wales, is currently supporting a … Continue reading Urgent appeal for Springtime Pembrokeshire adder sightings! »