WELCOME TO NBIS

 


Norfolk Biodiversity Information Service (NBIS) is a Local Environmental Record Centre holding information on species, geodiversity, habitats and protected sites for the whole of the county of Norfolk. NBIS is a member of the Association of Local Environmental Records Centres and operates within the guidelines of the National Biodiversity Network. NBIS functions with guidance from a Steering Group, serving the need for environmental information in Norfolk through the collection, collation, assessment and interpretation of high quality data.

 

NBIS provides:

·         A single source of environmental information for Norfolk

·         Collation of available data for Norfolk

·         Validation and evaluation of these data

·         Identification of gaps in knowledge – taxonomic, geographical and temporal

·         A permanent and secure location for data

·         Improved flow of data from individual recorders to users at both local and national levels

·         Quick and easy access to information for all

 

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News

Coastal Bioblitz Results Map - click here!!

 

Submit Brecks wildlife records here

The October E-Bulletin ("Biodiversity News in Norfolk"): available to DOWNLOAD NOW (25/10/17)

Download and read no. 69 here. 

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A collection of interesting biodiversity news from October (01/10/17)

Marine

More acidic oceans 'will affect all sea life'                                                http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-41653511

Terrestrial

Youngsters go Wild About Norfolk                                                  http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/youngsters-go-wild-about-norfolk-1-5229317

Core! Sun shines as Gressenhall Apple Day combines taste of autumn with the weather of summer http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/core-sun-shines-as-gressenhall-apple-day-combines-taste-of-autumn-with-the-weather-of-summer-1-5237519

Shocking blue: spotting kingfishers with the Essex Wildlife Trust https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/oct/15/shocking-blue-spotting-kingfishers-with-the-essex-wildlife-trust

Bird deaths: Pheasants 'most likely species' to die on UK roads              http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-41487536

‘Wildlife selfies’ aren’t cute. They encourage cruelty and animal suffering https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/oct/03/wildlife-selfies-cruelty-animal-tourist-snaps-amazon

How tourism can safeguard African wildlife http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/campaigns/GiantsClub/Uganda/how-tourism-can-safeguard-african-wildlife-a7985141.html

Tasmanian shy albatross embrace artificial nests in bid to boost population https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/oct/09/tasmanian-shy-albatross-embrace-artificial-nests-in-bid-to-boost-population

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Coastal Bioblitz - Map

The map below shows all the records (coloured as red squares or circles) sent in to the survey so far. The page updates every 10 minutes. If you click on a record, details of the record are displayed below the map.**Please note that this function may currently not work for some browsers - please use Firefox**

    Online recording questionnaire - County Wildlife Action

    We are very keen to find out what you think of our online recording facility!

    It would really help if you could take a few moments to complete and submit this short questionnaire so we can gauge what we could do to improve it.  The system is a very new format for us to receive records, so any constructive comments or thoughts will really help us improve the system for the future.

    Online recording questionnaire - Churchyards Survey

    We are very keen to find out what you think of our online recording facility!

    It would really help if you could take a few moments to complete and submit this short questionnaire so we can gauge what we could do to improve it.  The system is a very new format for us to receive records, so any constructive comments or thoughts will really help us improve the system for the future.

    Upcoming Events

    Bug Sorting Workshop NO.3

    Come along and learn about invertebrate families and help sort specimens into those families - by doing so you will help really important UEA research into management for important invertebrates in the Brecks!

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