Author: Colin

WBP Free Training Courses – West Wales

Wales Biodiversity Partnership (WBP) is continuing their support for recorder training in Wales into the next financial year.  To date, we have arranged two one-day courses, details below.  Attendance at these courses is free and spaces are limited so early booking is essential.   Solitary Bee Identification Date: 20th June Location: Stackpole, Pembrokeshire Tutor: Ian … Continue reading WBP Free Training Courses – West Wales »

Can you help the National Hedgehog Survey?

The National Hedgehog Survey, which was launched last year, will be starting again at the beginning of May and we are looking for volunteers/recorders who would be interested in getting involved. The survey aims to map the occupancy of hedgehogs across England and Wales and to further investigate the importance of different factors such as … Continue reading Can you help the National Hedgehog Survey? »

3rd Marine Research Symposium – Field Studies Council in Pembrokeshire

Dale Fort FSC Centre is running its 3rd Marine Research Symposium on 21st March 2015. Please see the following initial invitation and call for papers: Dale Fort Field Centre, is one of 17 Field Centres run by the Field Studies Council. It first opened its doors in 1947 becoming the UK’s, and probably the world’s, … Continue reading 3rd Marine Research Symposium – Field Studies Council in Pembrokeshire »

Invasive Species Alert: Quagga Mussel (Dreissena bugensis rostriformis)

Quagga Mussel (Dreissena bugensis rostriformis) is similar to the Zebra Mussel (Dreissena polymorpha), it has not been reported in Wales yet but has been found in Wraysbury Reservoir and the Wraysbury River near Egham, Surrey after spreading steadily through Europe towards the UK. Like the Zebra Mussel it can produce severe negative effects on local ecosystems and … Continue reading Invasive Species Alert: Quagga Mussel (Dreissena bugensis rostriformis) »