Regional Biodiversity Groups

As well as collaboration between neighbouring local authorities, 3 areas of Wales meet regularly to coordinate regional nature projects, share intelligence and best practice. The 3 areas are Glamorgan, Gwent and north east Wales and are covered by the following groups:

Glamorgan Advisory Group

The South Wales local biodiversity partnerships meet with strategic partners on a regional scale to develop biodiversity projects, pool expertise, exchange ideas and to maintain good communication and networking across south Wales. The Glamorgan Biodiversity Action Group covers Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Bridgend, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Vale of Glamorgan, Cardiff, Caerphilly and Merthyr Tydfil.

Greater Gwent Advisory Group

The south east Wales local biodiversity partnerships meet with strategic partners on a regional scale to develop biodiversity projects, pool expertise, exchange ideas and to maintain good communication and networking across south east Wales. The Greater Gwent Biodiversity Action Group covers the area of Newport, Caerphilly, Blaenau Gwent, Torfaen and Monmouthshire.

North East Wales Biodiversity Network

North East Wales Biodiversity Network (NEWBD) brings together biodiversity action in Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham. The network is working in partnership across North East Wales with local authorities, conservation organisations, statutory bodies, land owners and volunteers to protect and enhance our rich natural heritage. The network meets every six months to discuss projects and share expertise and ideas.

Species in Wales

Amphibians & Reptiles

Birds

Lichens

Terrestrial Mammals

Bryophytes

Invertebrates

Helping Wildlife

Wildlife Gardening