This introductory course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to undertake amphibian surveys and is aimed at those working in consultancy or conservation. Part classroom - part field based. £25. contact Mandy Cartwright to book.
All meetings in 2020 are to be held on the 4th Friday of every month. Field site venues will be discussed at the January meeting. Please contact Jo for further details.
A brief introduction to mosses and liverworts by local bryologist Lucia Ruffino.
A walk around Coed Llennyrch and Felenrhyd to discover species.
Looking closer - microscope session.
The BBS will be exploring the county of Merioneth (Vice-county 48) which has everything from high, volcanic mountains to the great species-poor uplands of the Migneint. There is a coastal strip with dune systems and saltmarshes as well as numerous lakes and fantastic hidden river valleys. There are even the remains of a Carboniferous limestone quarry and a few scattered lime-kilns on the Ordovician 'limestone'.
We will be based at Plas Caerdeon, which is an Outdoor Education Centre in North Wales owned and run by Liverpool Hope University. It is situated between Dolgellau and Barmouth on the A496 (postcode LL42 1TH).
Contact Margaret Crittenden for more details.
Payment for accommodation at Plas Caerdeon, registration and/or the Society dinner should be made via PayPal (check the BBS website for more details).
Lots of interesting news from the world of Meadow conservation.
Full time (37 hours per week, flexible working week)
£25,150 per annum.
Twelve surveyors based exclusively in Wales and four across Great Britain.
Fixed term (April 2020 – September 2020)
Closing date for applications is Tuesday 7 January 2020.
UKCEH are looking for sixteen experienced field surveyors to work on large-scale, long-term field studies to assess change in the British Countryside. The role demands a high level of flexibility regarding location as surveyors will be expected to travel throughout Wales and/or wider Great Britain for the duration of the contract. Initial appointments will be from April 2020 for a period up to 5 months.
Cofnod, Intec, Ffordd y Parc, Parc Menai,
Bangor, Gwynedd. LL57 4FG