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! Organised jointly by WWBIC and the Bumblebee Conservation Trust, these two … Continue reading You are invited to our free online course, Skills for Bees: Beginner Bumblebee Identification & Recording Training
Do you enjoy wildlife recording? Do you sometimes need help identifying what you see? Do you like sharing your wildlife photography? OR! Can you help with wildlife identification? We would like to welcome you to our facebook group, West Wales Biological Recording! This group is a place for people in West Wales to share … Continue reading Join our new facebook group, West Wales Biological Recording!
The Birds of Wales (Adar Cymru), published by Liverpool University Press on behalf of the Welsh Ornithological Society is now available to order! Use Code WALES50 for a discount here!
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
Summer Dragons – learn about the dragonflies and damselflies of west Wales We have now published a recording of our first online identification course, Summer Dragons, on our new Youtube channel. To view the video, please follow the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=woxvTeyN93E
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.
Biodiversity Information Assistant Salary: £19,171 (pro rata) Fixed term, 3 days per week, for 12 months Location: Whitland, West Wales We are looking for a person to mobilise biodiversity information into an electronic format for incorporation into the species database of West Wales Biodiversity Information Centre, the Local Environmental Records Centre for West Wales. The … Continue reading Job: Biodiversity Information Assistant