Biodiversity directory

There are plenty of opportunities to get out and help to conserve Carmarthenshire’s wild places and special species. You’ll be helping wildlife but also getting fit and meeting like-minded people. 

Arboricultural Association

Tel: 01794 368717 Visit Arboricultural Association website...

  • Category: Woodland management

Birds - County recorder

The County Recorders are keen to receive records of any interesting species you may find. Gary HarperE-mail:  gary.harper3@btinternet.com Regionally the West Wales Biodiversity Information Centre is one of four Local Records Centres which together hold and manage biodiversity data for the whole of...

  • Category: County recorders

BTCV Woodland Training Centre

Work experience and training at the BTCV Woodland Centre at Pembrey to support management of 2,600 acres of Forestry Commission Land adjacent to the 7 mile Cefn Sidan Beach. Habitat management Butterfly ride management Small construction work General site maintenance Woodland management train...

  • Category: Volunteering

Butterflies - County recorder

The County Recorders are keen to receive records of any interesting species you may find. If you have any records you can send them direct to the various recorders whose details are listed below. Dave BannisterE-mail:daveb@bannisterd.fsnet.co.uk Regionally the West Wales Biodiversity Information C...

  • Category: County recorders

Butterfly Conservation

Volunteering opportunities with Butterfly Conservation in Carmarthenshire typically include: Habitat management, particularly of marshy grassland and blackthorn thickets - autumn and winter Butterfly recording - spring and summer Butterfly larva counting - late summer/autumn Searching blacktho...

  • Choose a category: Volunteering, Local groups

Carmarthenshire Bat Group

The Carmarthenshire Bat Group consists of a small network of volunteers, including wildlife conservation enthusiasts. Activities include bat usage checks, roost counts and bat walks, at various locations around Carmarthenshire. It is affiliated to the Bat Conservation Trust....

  • Category: Local groups

Carmarthenshire Bird Club

The Carmarthenshire Bird Club exists to promote the observation, study and recording of the wild birds and wild-bird populations of Carmarthenshire. The club also organises meetings for its members which include field trips and talks on wildlife topics. Club meetings are an excellent opportunity to...

  • Category: Local groups

Carmarthenshire Dormouse Group

This is an informal group that meets to survey sites for new dormice records and undertakes regular monitoring of dormouse boxes at key sites. The group has a Face book page. E-mail jacqueline@hartleypreserve.co.uk for more information. Visit Carmarthenshire Dormouse Facebook page...

  • Category: Local groups

Coed Cymru 

Tel: 01686 650777 Visit Coed Cymru website...

  • Category: Woodland management

Coleg Sir Gâr

Tel: 01554 748000 Visit Coleg Sir Gâr website...

  • Category: Woodland management

Forestry Contracting Association 

Tel: 01467 651368 Visit Forestry Contracting Association website...

  • Category: Woodland management

Fungi - County recorder

The County Recorders are keen to receive records of any interesting species you may find. Philip JonesE-mail: philipjones8fungi@googlemail.com Regionally the West Wales Biodiversity Information Centre is one of four Local Records Centres which together hold and manage biodiversity data for the who...

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Fungi in Carmarthenshire

Informal group within the county - help and encouragement with identification!  Visit  Fungi in Carmarthenshire website...

  • Category: Local groups

Institute of Chartered Foresters

Institute of Chartered Foresters Tel: 0131 225 2705 Visit Institute of Chartered Foresters website...

  • Category: Woodland management

Keep Wales Tidy

Habitat creation/management, Clean-ups, Litter picking, Access creation/maintenance, Creation of community green spaces, Allotment schemes, Education and awareness, training in practical management (both certified and informal), Surveying, Setting up community groups. Dan Snaith: daniel...

  • Category: Volunteering

LANTRA

Tel: 01982 552646 Visit LANTRA website...

  • Category: Woodland management

Lichens - County recorder

The County Recorders are keen to receive records of any interesting species you may find. Theresa GreenawayE-mail: Theresagreenaway@btinternet.com Regionally the West Wales Biodiversity Information Centre is one of four Local Records Centres which together hold and manage biodiversity data for the...

  • Category: County recorders

Llanelli Naturalists

Formed in 1973 to promote and advance the study of the countryside, including all aspects of nature, to encourage and actively support the protection of wildlife and the preservation of natural beauty. It also exists to facilitate the exchange of information among members by, amongst other things, t...

  • Category: Local groups

Llyn Llech Owain Country Park

Volunteers can help with a range of activities - practical conservation work mostly: Heathland restoration, Rhos pasture and marsh fritillary restoration projects (seed collection, plant growing, ragwort removal etc.), Conservation grazing project (including wild pony handling), Red kite feedi...

  • Category: Volunteering

Mammals - County recorder

The County Recorders are keen to receive records of any interesting species you may find. Neil MatthewE-mail: neil@placeinwales.clara.co.uk Regionally the West Wales Biodiversity Information Centre is one of four Local Records Centres which together hold and manage biodiversity data for the whole...

  • Category: County recorders

Millennium Coastal Park, Llanelli

Beach cleans Dune conservation Woodland work Pond conservation Monitoring Bird boxes Recycling General maintenance Simeon Jones: sldjones@sirgar.gov.uk / 01554 772 368...

  • Category: Volunteering

Moths - County recorder

The County Recorders are keen to receive records of any interesting species you may find. Sam BosanquetE-mail:sambbryo@aol.com Regionally the West Wales Biodiversity Information Centre is one of four Local Records Centres which together hold and manage biodiversity data for the whole of Wales. Rec...

  • Category: County recorders

Moths in Carmarthenshire

Informal group within the county - help and encouragement with identification! Visit Moths in Carmarthenshire website...

  • Category: Local groups

Mynydd Mawr Woodland Park

Woodland management (thinning/clearing). General park management. Wildlife surveys - nesting birds, small mammals, flowering plants. Dewi Wagstaff: dwagstaff@carmarthenshire.gov.uk...

  • Category: Volunteering

National Botanic Garden of Wales

Volunteering Opportunities may be available in the following departments:- Horticulture (all departments) Nature Reserve/Farm Estate Corporate (Catering & Retail) Administration/Marketing/Events Education – School visits/activities Library Buggy Driving Tour Guides/Speakers Reception...

  • Category: Volunteering

National Trust

Assist in setting up computer-based conservation management system. Support wardens in management of Dinefwr park. Michael Brown:  Michael.Brown@nationaltrust.org.uk / 01558 825 909...

  • Category: Volunteering

Natural Resources Wales 

Tel: 01248 385500 Visit Natural Resources Wales website...

  • Category: Woodland management

Plant - County recorder

The County Recorders are keen to receive records of any interesting species you may find. Richard PryceTrevethin, School Road, Pwll, Llanelli, SA15 4ALE-mail: PryceEco@aol.com Regionally the West Wales Biodiversity Information Centre is one of four Local Records Centres which together hold and man...

  • Category: County recorders

Reptiles/Amphibians - County recorder

The County Recorders are keen to receive records of any interesting species you may find. Currently vacant – please send records to the West Wales Biodiversity Information Centre  Regionally the West Wales Biodiversity Information Centre is one of four Local Records Centres which together hold and...

  • Category: County recorders

Royal Forestry Society

Tel: 01442 822028 Visit Royal Forestry Society website...

  • Category: Woodland management

Small Woods Association

Tel: 01743 792644 Visit Small Woods Association website...

  • Category: Woodland management

The Conservation Volunteers 

Visit the Conservation Volunteers website...

  • Choose a category: Woodland management, Volunteering

The Green Wood Trust

Tel: 01952 432769...

  • Category: Woodland management

The Tree Council

Tel: 0171 828 9928 Visit The Tree Council website...

  • Category: Woodland management

Wildfowl and Wetland Trust

A variety of volunteering opportunities exist at the centre.Eleanor Keatley: eleanor.keatley@wwt.org.uk...

  • Category: Volunteering

Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales

Practical habitat management as part of a weekday team (normally Fridays, occasionally Wednesdays) looking after the 12 nature reserves in Carmarthenshire. Voluntary warden positions for our Carmarthenshire nature reserves. Opportunities to get involved with our ‘local group’, organizing events such...

  • Choose a category: Volunteering, Woodland management

Woodland Trust

Tel: 01570 480886 Visit the Woodland Trust website...

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