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
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
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)
Attached is Butterfly Conservation (South Wales Branch) events calender for September 2014 to March 2015 . These span the entirety of South Wales but include a number of events in West Wales notably the annual Brown Hairstreak egg counts in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire
Pembrokeshire Bird Group are running their annual conference this year on 30th Nov 2014. Below is the promotional information. To book please visit: http://www.pembrokeshirebirdgroup.blogspot.co.uk/p/events.html The Pembrokeshire Bird Group, a group within the Wildlife Trust of West and South West Wales, is holding the 31st Pembrokeshire Bird Conference at The Picton Centre in Haverfordwest on Nov … Continue reading Pembrokeshire Bird Conference – 30th November 2014
Cofnod, our equivalent organisation in North Wales are running their 2014 conference on 22/10/2014. This is an all day event with speakers talking on subjects across the whole gamut of biodiversity and recording topics in North Wales. The 2014 Cofnod Conference includes a great mix of speakers with a wide range of wildlife expertise. The … Continue reading Cofnod Conference 2014
Carmarthenshire Biodiversity Partnership is looking for people to survey old grasslands such as cemeteries, unfertilised lawns and and old unimproved grasslands for fungi, specifically the colourful Waxcaps (Hygrocybe sp.) that occur in these habitats.
Click on this post to see the 2014 circulated flyer on what to do if you find a stranded Shearwater in Pembrokeshire. If you find one you can also submit the record to us here at WWBIC.
A Wales wide hedgehog survey is being undertaken by the Mammal Society. They need your help in locating these charismatic creatures as records are very thin on the ground. Any sightings should be passed on to the Project Officer, Becky at firstname.lastname@example.org . There is also the option of getting involved further by undertaking a … Continue reading MaMoNet – Hedgehog Survey
Dr Dan Forman of the Swansea Ecology Research Team (SERT) is looking for mustelid corpses to help with his research. Please contact Dan directly at the Dept. of Biosciences at Swansea University 01792 265445. Please DO NOT send them to us!