When: 21st February 19:30 What: Pine Marten Recovery Programme Where: Join The South Pembrokeshire Group for a talk led by Dr Jenny Macpherson who will tell us all about the Pine Marten recover programme and her work at The Vincent Wildlife Trust. Foundry House Community Centre, Pembroke. Contact: Christine 01646 673912 firstname.lastname@example.org
When: 13th February 19:30 What: A talk on Bumblebees with Sinead Lynch Where: Cashfield Community Centre, Haverfordwest Contact: John Steer 01646 278966 email@example.com
When: 28th—30th January What: Count the wildlife that’s counting on you with this annual survey from the RSPB. Download your pack here: https://ww2.rspb.org.uk/get-involved/activities/birdwatch Contact: RSPB
Sunday 12th February 07:15am Bird sea-watch * a chance to observe birds using the Burry Inlet Sunday 19th March 10:00am Beach walk and early signs of Spring meet at the entrance to the nature reserve near CE53 Call 07984788218 for more details. * we will observe the sea from the top of the dunes.
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
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