Wales Officer

The Wales Officer post is currently vacant.

Please email Jim McIntosh with any enquiries.

The Wales Officer Twitter account @BSBICymru is currently being managed by a volunteer, Robbie Blackhall-Miles.

Welsh AGM

The Committee for Wales organises a meeting every year, holding an AGM and, whenever possible, organising excursions in a different county of Wales. The 2022 Wales AGM was the first since 2019 to be held face to face with around 50 participants attending talks and field visits based in Bangor. The 2023 AGM will be held at Gregynog Hall (near Newtown) in Montgomeryshire 2-4 August. For more information see the Welsh AGM page.

Red List of Welsh Stoneworts

*NEW* Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has just published a Red List of Welsh Stoneworts, following IUCN Regional Guidelines. The list has been compiled from a wide range of datasets including BSBI data, NRW monitoring data and previous projects. Download the Red List of Welsh Stoneworts and read more about stoneworts here.

Rare Plant Registers

In 2020 updated Rare Plant Registers for Brecknock, Flintshire and Radnorshire were published.

Begun in Ceredigion in 1978, most of the Rare Plant Registers for Wales are now available online on the County pages.  Wales was the first country to celebrate the completion of a full set of Rare Plant Registers in 2017.

BSBI Welsh Bulletin

The most recent (Summer 2022) Welsh Bulletin is now available: Bulletin 110.

The complete run of the BSBI Welsh Bulletin, current and all back issues from 1964, is now available on the BSBI Welsh Bulletin page.

The Bulletin is produced twice a year and contains articles and news items of interest and importance to Wales. Welsh members of the BSBI automatically receive a copy of the BSBI Welsh Bulletin. Back issues are available on request - please contact either Sally Whyman or Katherine Slade.

News, articles and accompanying photographs for the Welsh Bulletin are very welcome. The editors are Richard Pryce, Katherine Slade, Sally Whyman.

Records for publication in the Welsh Bulletin should be submitted using the form below (Excel format).

Record submission form.

The State of Nature report 2019 has been published. Find out more here or download the SoN summary for Wales.

Welsh Bulletin

All current and back issues of the BSBI Welsh Bulletin can now be found in the new BSBI Welsh Bulletin page.