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!!

 

We would like to inform you that over the Christmas period the NBIS office will be closed from Wednesday 20th of December 2017. We will be open again on Monday 8th January 2018.

 We will get back to you regarding you enquiry as soon as possible on our return.

 

 

Submit Brecks wildlife records here

The January E-Bulletin ("Biodiversity News in Norfolk"): available to DOWNLOAD NOW (01/01/18)

Download and read no. 72 here. 

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A collection of interesting biodiversity news from January (01/01/18)

 

Marine

Bottlenose dolphins giving England the fins up all year round, research shows
 

Terrestrial

Breakthrough study reveals new insight into “immortal” plant cellsv
 
Countryside waterways to be restored to increase tourists’ love of the Brecks
 
How dangerous are false widow spiders?
 
Wildflower planting on farms boosts birds, from skylarks to starlings
 
Country diary: the fells are buzzing with hope
 
Crocodile lizard and snail-eating turtle among 115 new species discovered in the Greater Mekong
 
Arsonist falcons suggest birds discovered fire before humans did
 
Wolf found in northern Belgium, first time in over 100 years
 
Save the monarch butterfly from extinction
 
Your Bright Idea Could Save the Biggest Reef on Earth
 
Tasmania launches roadkill campaign to reduce 500,000 native animal deaths
 

Online recording questionnaire - SYWG Wildpatch

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.

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.
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