This year, West Wales Biodiversity Information Centre (WWBIC) is celebrating 10 years as an operational Local Environmental Records Centre (LERC). In that time, the species database has grown to just over 2 million records and we have carried out over one thousand data enquiries. Project work has ranged from data mobilisation to more complex GIS … Continue reading WWBIC Celebrates 10 Years!
GIS Technical Support Officer Salary: £20-22,000 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 who has … Continue reading New Job Opportunity at WWBIC
The Bat Conservation Trust is running an introductory bat detector workshop in Pontyberem on 6th August. From the page: “This introductory bat detector workshop involves an evening classroom session followed by a practical field session starting around dusk. Bat sounds are broken down into four elements in order to train people’s sonic memory and aid … Continue reading Introductory Bat Detector Workshop, Pontyberem, 6th August
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
We have just published our latest newsletter for Spring 2015, we have a number of interesting articles about recording in West Wales along with updates on what has been happening at WWBIC over the past 6 months and also information on our upcoming recording days and WPB training days. If you would like to book … Continue reading WWBIC Newsletter Spring 2015 released
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?
Dave Grundy led a very successful course in 2014 on Micro-moth ID, aimed at people who already had some degree of Mothing knowledge. He is running three courses in West Wales this year, one long course for the FSC and two one day courses at the Welsh Wildlife Centre, Cilgerran. One on Micro-moths and one … Continue reading Dave Grundy Moth Courses in West Wales 2015
There are two upcoming talks by the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales on the Red Squirrel Sunday 18th January, 3pm at the New Inn in Llanddewi Brefi Thursday 22nd January,7:30pm at Pantyfedwen Hall Library, Pontrhydfendigaid [:]
Please see the attached flyer for details of the Sea Trust WOW courses being held in 2015 Click here: Sea Trust WOW course details
The North Ceredigion Group of the Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales are hosting a talk by Andrew Dixon entitled Peregrinations: satellite tracking of migratory peregrines, (with an update on the Welsh Peregrine Project) It will be held at Lecture Theatre C22, Hugh Owen Building, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth University. on Monday 1st December at … Continue reading Wildlife Trust Talk