This week we will be focussing on Butterflies! I have attached some information to help with identification and some background. Download the bulleting using the link below: Butterflies Bulletin
This week we will be focussing on the sounds of spring the buzzing of bumblebees and the distinctive call of the Cuckoo. I have attached some information to help with identification and some background. Download the bulleting using the link below: Buzzing and Cuckoo Bulletin
Saturday, 29 May 2021 Wales Garden BioBlitz is back for Wales Nature Week 2021! To kick off Wales Nature Week, join LERC Wales* staff for a national nature hunt in your own garden! On Saturday 29th May, wildlife lovers across Wales are invited “BioBlitz” their garden, by looking for species common and rare to contribute … Continue reading Wales Garden BioBlitz 2021
When? Tuesday 4th May 10am – 12noon Tuesday 11th May 10am – 12noon Are you a west Wales resident who would like to learn more about the bumblebees of Wales? Can you commit to recording Welsh bumblebees? If so these courses are for you!
You can find all our online training videos on our new YouTube channel here! We have curated a ‘Wildlife Identification Guides’ playlist which includes training courses from our sister LERCs (SEWBReC, BIS and Cofnod), as well as videos from BugLife, The Bumblebee Conservation Trust, NatureSpot, FSC, Plantlife and BSBI. There is also a helpful playlist … Continue reading West Wales Biodiversity is now on YouTube!
This is just a message to hopefully promote the new book “White Moulds, Ramularia and Phacellium Anamorphs, in Wales and Britain: a Guide and Welsh Census Catalogue” which has now been printed. This is the 5th volume in the series covering phytoparasitic microfungi by the Welsh Microfungi Group. This group of fungal pathogens are very common, yet very under-recorded. Using … Continue reading “White Moulds, Ramularia and Phacellium Anamorphs in Wales and Britain” now available!
As Halloween is approaching why not give this bat quiz a go. Designed to separate the facts from fiction relating to these fascinating mammals. Click on the link below to open the quiz created by Ecology by Design. https://www.ecologybydesign.co.uk/ecology-resources/bat-quiz-fact-or-fiction
WWBIC are pleased to announce a free online course providing an introduction to the Dragonflies and Damselflies of west Wales. The course will be led by Dr. Deborah Sazer and will be delivered over Zoom on Friday, August 21st at 10:00am. Please click here to book a place.
WWBIC needs your help! There are areas of West Wales with no wildlife records within 1km grid squares. Is there an empty square near you? You can help nature conservation by recording wildlife in your local area. There are several ways to record your sightings, on our online recorder, via the new LERC Wales App … Continue reading Zero record squares in West Wales