World Biodiversity Forum

The first of its kind, the World Bio­di­ver­si­ty Fo­rum will bring to­geth­er lead­ing re­searchers, ear­ly ca­reer re­searchers, prac­ti­tion­ers, rep­re­sen­ta­tives from dif­fer­ent sec­tors and de­ci­sion-mak­ers to…

Saxon wasp c. Don Matthews

Mapping Scotland’s social wasps

For the next few years the Highland Biological Recording Group (HBRG) will attempt to map the distribution of the country’s six species of social wasp.…

Network News May 2019

View Network News May 2019. In this issue: NBN Awards 2019 are open for nominations! NBN Conference 2020 survey Beta NBN Atlas Northern Ireland has…

Network News April 2019

View Network News April 2019 In this issue: NBN Trust is awarded £190,500 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund Job vacancy – NBN Atlas Project…

Spatial Layer update

Written by Christine Johnston, NBN Atlas Project Officer Apart from holding species data, the NBN Atlas can also hold spatial data layers such as boundary,…

Speckled Wood - c. Butterfly Conservation & Stuart Graham - W Argyll

NE Scotland reaches 1.5 m wildlife records

A speckled wood butterfly has become the 1.5 millionth wildlife record logged in North East Scotland. Spotted by a local butterfly recorder near Banchory, the…

Network News March 2019

View Network News March 2019. In this issue: The NBN Trust has a new Chair NBN Conference 2019 – save the date! Biodiversity in Planning…

Woodland Survey Handbook

Woodland Survey Handbook: Collecting Data for Conservation in British Woodland How do you record the wildlife in a wood? This book explains ways to record…

Fundraise for the NBN

We have recently added the NBN to the Virgin Money Giving site, which provides our supporters with another way of donating and raising funds for…

Biodiversity in Planning

Biodiversity in Planning is a partnership of 19 organisations representing the conservation, planning and development sectors, who are working together to simplify, streamline and improve…

Data Science Festival 2019

Data Science Festival is a week of free to attend data talks across London. It features top tech companies, over 2000 data enthusiasts and is…

Brachyptera putata female (c) Gus Jones

Sun-loving stonefly spotters sought

The Northern February red stonefly has its global stronghold in the Scottish Highlands and has only ever been found in two rivers outside Scotland -…

NBN Trust has a new Chair

Written by Neil Hodges, NBN Trust Chair I took over from Michael Hassell as Chair at the February board meeting. It is always difficult to…

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