West Wales Biodiversity is now on YouTube!

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! »

“White Moulds, Ramularia and Phacellium Anamorphs in Wales and Britain” now available!

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! »

Bats: Fact or Fiction Quiz

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

Job: Biodiversity Information Assistant

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 »

Training courses July 2019

Are you interested in learning about wildflowers, butterflies and dragonflies? There are wildlife training courses available in Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion this July. Dates and how to book can be viewed on the posters here: Carmarthen Butterflies Carmarthen Dragonflies Wild Gower 2019 Events Ceredigion

Zero record squares in West Wales

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 »