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Family Activity Walk

Friday 30th March 2018,
10.30am - 12.00pm

Venue: Gilfach Nature Reserve

Get creative with Suzie Fraser on a Natural Art Walk at Gilfach Nature Reserve.

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Recording Wildlife

Recording wildlife is a crucial step in protecting species and habitats.

Why Record Wildlife?

Wildlife records are used locally to inform planning applications and can play a vital role in highlighting the biological history of a site.

When a site is proposed for development, wildlife records are used both by ecological consultancies and the local planning authority.


Radnorshire County Recorders

You can submit your records to as many different people and groups as you wish but here is the current list of all the Radnorshire Vice-County Recorders (VC43):

Amphibian & Reptiles   Hannah Shaw

Birds   Pete Jennings

Butterflies   Chris Ledbury

Dragonflies   Bob Dennison

Fungi & Lichen   Ray Woods

Invertebrates (excluding butterflies, moths & dragonflies)   Phil Ward

Mammals   Sorcha Lewis

Moths   Pete & Ginny Clarke

Plants   Liz Dean & Sue Spencer


The Local Environmental Record Centre is the Biodiversity Information Service for Powys and Brecon Beacons National Park (BIS).

BIS collate all the wildlife records provided by the county recorders and provide data for planning applications and Welsh Government requirements. You can submit your own wildlife records directly to their database and also view maps of various wildlife species recorded in Powys.  SUBMIT A RECORD

Other Useful Numbers

Hedgehogs   Howey Hedgehog Rescue

Kites   Tony Cross

Regional BTO Rep   Carlton Parry

What have I seen?


Try the following for identification help:


Butterfly Conservation

Amphibians & Reptile Conservation

Grid Reference Help

Grid references are the best way to submit a record. 


Here are some useful sites / tools to help you with this:

UK Grid Reference Finder

Grab a Grid Reference

Wildlife Consultancy

    Radnorshire Wildlife Services

                 01597 825722


          •  Planning advice

          •  Habitat surveys

          •  Ecological assessments

          •  GIS mapping

          •  Wildlife Surveys