Natural Resources WalesAcronym: NRW
Proud to be leading the way to a better future for Wales by managing the environment and natural resources sustainably. The organisation was formed in April 2013.
- 2021 Natural Resources Wales (NRW) Skomer zooplankton survey
Skomer Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) is the only MCZ in Wales and sits within the Pembrokeshire Islands marine SAC (Special Area of Conservation). Natural Resoures Wales (NRW) has a duty to monitor these sites and plankton is not only a feature of the MCZ, but also a fundamental part in understanding the functioning of all the marine habitats that form features of the SAC...
- Ad-hoc Bat Records from Across Wales
This dataset combines the bat records Natural Resources Wales (NRW) holds as a top copy within their copy of Recorder 6...
- Coastal Saltmarsh Monitoring
This project was commissioned by the Countryside Council for Wales (CCW) primarily to cover the condition monitoring of the Annex I saltmarsh habitats across four Welsh Special Areas of Conservation (SAC) (see Annex 1 for maps)...
- Countryside Council for Wales (CCW) Freshwater Fish Ad-hoc Records for Habitats Directive (Council Directive 92/43/EEC) Reporting under Article 17
Freshwater fish species records collected by CCW staff, contractors or members of the public. N.B. this dataset is an interim upload to allow Article 17 reporting to be completed. The data are being entered into Marine Recorder and a regular export will be carried out once this is complete. This export will replace this dataset.
- Freshwater Bullhead Survey Data in Wales
Bullhead is listed under Annex II of the Habitat and Species Directive as a "species of community interest". Bullhead numbers have been declining across Europe in recent decades as a result of human activities. Bullhead is a designated feature on three Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) in Wales: River Dee and Bala Lake / Afon Dyfrdwy a Llyn Tegid; River Wye / Afon Gwy; River Usk / Afon...
- Freshwater Gwyniad Survey Data
The gwyniad (Coregonus lavaretus) population of Llyn Tegid has been considered for a number of years to be threatened by deteriorating environmental conditions, especially those associated with eutrophication. This dataset contains species data from the results of projects established to carry out translocation, hydroacoustic surveys and measurement of environmental variables.
- Freshwater Lamprey Survey Data
River lamprey (Lampetra fluviatilis), Brook lamprey (Lampetra planeri), and Sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) are designated features of the River Usk and Wye Special Areas of Conservation (SAC)...
- Freshwater Macrophyte Survey Data
The habitat 'H3260 Water Courses of Plain to Submontane Levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-batrachion Vegetation' (henceforth 'Ranunculion habitat') is listed in Annexe I of the EU Habitat Directive as a habitat of European Importance...
- Freshwater Shad Monitoring Data
The Rivers Wye, Usk and Tywi are designated as a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) under the EC 92/43/EEC Habitats Directive for several features including twaite shad (Alosa fallax) and allis shad (Alosa alosa). Shads are migratory members of the Clupeidae (herring family) that ascend rivers to spawn in late spring...
- Freshwater Site Visits and Ad-hoc Sightings
Records of species and habitat ad hoc sightings collected in the freshwater environment. This includes, but it not limited to aquatic plants, amphibians and certain easily identified invertebrates. Data collection will be on-going during the monitoring and other survey work.
- Great Crested Newt (Triturus cristatus) Sites in Wales to 2003
This datasets contains the location and abundance or presence of Great Crested Newts (Triturus cristatus) across Wales. This dataset covers the whole of Wales although the majority of records occur in Ynys Mon and on the borders of East Wales. The dataset has been subject to validation (checking for inputting errors). Records range in accuracy from 2 to 8 figure grid references.
- Great Crested Newt Special Area of Conservation (SAC) Monitoring Data
Natural Resources Wales monitoring data for Great Crested Newts on Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) in Wales where Great Crested Newts (GCN) are a special feature. Includes records for other amphibians.
- KiEco Freshwater Ecology: Diatoms
Freshwater diatoms (phytobenthos) are free-living microscopic plants that form a biofilm on submerged substrates such as rock/stone or large plants. They are used as an indicator of water quality because their silica shells are easy to identify under the microscope...
- KiEco Freshwater Ecology: River Macroinvertebrates
Freshwater marcoinvertebrates are used as an indicator of water quality and river flow requirements due to the relative immobility and abundance. This dataset is made up of the species abundance values from the freshwater river macroinvertebrates surveys conducted across Wales by Natural Resources Wales and former Environment Agency Wales...
- KiEco Freshwater Ecology: River Macrophytes
Macrophytes (water plants visible to the naked eye) can indicate the impact of pressures such as increased nutrients, flow pressures, channel alterations etc. The species present and their abundance give an indication as to the health of a river...
- Lichens of Conservation Concern - Site Data, Wales
A collation of distribution data for 123 species of Red Data Book and National Biodiversity Action Plan lichens.
- Marine Intertidal Phase 1 Species Dataset from the Countryside Council for Wales 1996-2005
This datasets contains species recorded as part of Countryside Council for Wales' (CCW) Phase 1 Intertidal habitat mapping survey covering all of Wales. The Intertidal mapping took place between 1996 and 2005. All work was carried out by an in-house survey team.
- Marine Non Native Species records from Natural Resources Wales (NRW) Monitoring Research and Ad-hoc Sightings
This dataset comprises of marine surveys undertaken by the Natural Resources Wales (NRW) (and former Countryside Council for Wales) for Marine non-native species, currently held in Marine Recorder...
- Marine Records from Pembrokeshire Marine Species Atlas
An atlas of marine species for Pembrokeshire including flora and fauna, intertidal and sublittoral data, funded by the Countryside Council for Wales (CCW). It is a collation of data from various CCW and third party sources (both published and unpublished) that cover Pembrokeshire, held within 79 surveys. This is a historical collation which is not being updated...
- Marine Sightings & Miscellaneous Species Records from Natural Resources Wales (NRW), 2007 onwards
This dataset comprises of ad-hoc records of species recorded by staff outside of the methodology of dedicated research and monitoring surveys. Although any species may be recorded, records are usually made where they are likely to be of interest, such as, rare and scarce species and species outside of their normal range or species that have not previously been recorded in a site.
- Marine Species Records from Skomer Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) Marine Monitoring Programme
Skomer Marine Nature Reserve (MNR) was designated in 1990 and in 2015 it changed designation to Skomer Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ). The Skomer Marine Monitoring Team has focused on developing a range of projects to monitor the health of the reserve and investigate the relevant aspects of the species life histories for baseline information...
- Marine data from Natural Resources Wales (NRW) Technical Support (Research & Monitoring) Contracts, Wales
This dataset is comprised of a collection of marine species sightings collated since 1993 from marine surveys, technical support contracts and research, and monitoring contracts. This dataset is currently maintained and managed by Natural Resources Wales (NRW)...
- Native Species Surveys Across Wales (1978 to 2006)
The data comprises primarily of the Welsh abstract of freshwater invertebrates. It comes from BIOSYS, the national ecology database for freshwater species and is related to the aquatic stages of the invertebrates. Most data have been collected from main rivers as part of an extensive routine monitoring network. The data are restricted to a selection of families which contain one species only...
- Natural Resources Wales (NRW) Licence Return Dataset
This dataset consists of former Countryside Council for Wales' (CCW) collation of licence return data for work carried out affecting various species across Wales. These species include, but are not limited to plants, amphibian and reptiles, badger, bat, otter and dormouse...
- Non Native Species Across Wales (1989 to 2012)
This dataset contains species distrubution for non native species across Wales. Any non-native species present in a sample were recorded when they were of the target group, for example Signal Crayfish (Pacifastacus lenisculus) in a benthic invertebrate sample or Canadian pondweed (Elodea Canadensis) in a plant survey...
- Pearl Mussel Distribution for Habitats Directive (Council Directive 92/43/EEC) Reporting under Article 17.
This dataset comprises of a collation of records of pearl mussels from Welsh rivers.
- Phase 2 Lowland Grassland Survey of Wales
A detailed survey of plant communities in semi-natural lowland grassland vegetation. Community definition follows the National Vegetation Classification (NVC). The survey was started by Nature Conservancy Council (NCC) and with Countryside Council for Wales (CCW) and is now managed by Natural Resources Wales...
- Phase 2 Lowland Peatland Survey of Wales 2004 onwards
This dataset was part of the Phase 2 Habitats surveys conducted across Wales.
- Phase 2 Woodland Survey of Wales
This dataset contains detailed Phase 2 survey data from over 800 woodlands of conservation interest in Wales, predominantly Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSls) and pSSSI woodlands. Phase 2 woodland surveys have been carried out periodically since the late 1980s but a concentrated period of survey on SSSI and pSSSI woodland occurred from 1995 and 2000.
- Phase Two Lowland Heathland Survey
This dataset comprises of detailed data related to the Phase 2 plant community survey for Lowland Heath across Wales. The project covers dry and maritime heath covered by the heathland section of the National Vegetation Classification (NVC) and wet heath covered by the section of the NVC. Two non-NVC communities the calcareous grass and heath, and shingle heath are also described...
- Rare Flowering Plant and Fern Data
This dataset is a collation of locality information, conservation status and dates of most recent records for Red Data Book, Biodiversity Action Plan and Nationally Extinct vascular plants in Wales. The dataset includes 2 species of conifer, 110 species of flowering plant (Anthophyta) and 5 species of pteridophyta...
- Rare and Protected Species Records Across Wales 1975 to 2012
This dataset is primarily made up of aquatic and riparian species (marine and freshwater) including invertebrates, plants, algae and fish. The data includes ad-hoc records from surveys at local offices. Data collection started in the 1970s onwards...
- Squirrel Collation for Wales
Records for red and grey squirrels in Wales.
- Stackpole National Nature Reserve Species Inventory and Ad-hoc Sightings from Across Pembrokeshire
This dataset is a collation of ad hoc sightings and species inventories from various locations around Pembrokeshire. It includes sightings from Special Areas of Conservation (SACs), Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs), Stackpole National Nature Reserve (NNR), and county records. This data is make up of plant, insect, mammals, lichen, mammals and bird records.
- Stoneworts in Wales
A collation of all known records of stoneworts in Wales from 1726 to August 2003. Stoneworts (or charophytes) are a group of algae that grow in fresh and brackish water and have a relatively complex structure.
- Ty Canol National Nature Reserve (NNR) Species Inventory
This dataset is made up of species sightings from Ty Canol National Nature Reserve (NNR). Ty Canol is part of the largest block of ancient woodland in West Wales; it is in an area famous for its achaeological sites.
- UK Biodiversity Action Plan Invertebrate Data for Wales
This dataset is a collation of all confirmed occurrence records of UK Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) Priority invertebrate species reported from Wales.
- Welsh Invertebrate Database (WID)
The purpose of this data capture was to understand the distribution of species in Wales in order to inform conservation decisions. Collation of around 500,000 invertebrate occurrence records, most of which relate to Wales. This is the primary database used by Natural Resources Wales; incorporates other major invertebrate datasets...
Metadata last updated on 2019-09-24 13:57:17.0