Welcome to the WSBRC website

Help us protect Wiltshire's Lapwing

Recording in Wiltshire

As the county’s environmental records centre WSBRC has been collecting, collating, managing and interpreting biological data for over 40 years. We make this detailed information about the wildlife, sites, habitats and geology of Wiltshire & Swindon available to agreement holders, customers and the public. By providing a range of data services we ensure that the data we hold is used to help monitor and protect the counties wildlife and habitats.

Total Species Data Records Received

© Darin Smith

We supply a comprehensive data search service to a variety of users, including: environmental consultants, statutory agencies, landowners and members of the public.

© Stephen Davis

We need your records to build an up-to-date picture of what’s happening to species in Wiltshire and Swindon.

© Steve Smailes

We are pleased to announce the launch of our Small Grants Scheme. Grants of up to £250 are available to support wildlife recording.


Updated Documents

14 July 2023

We have updated our Data Search documentation, please make sure you have a look. There is a new Standard Terms and Conditons and details about new pricing from October.

Esri UK 2023Conference

11 May 2023

The UKs largest GIS event is on 16 May 2023 at the QEII Centre in Westminster, London. There is a varied program of talks and workshops this year. Never been, its well worth a visit and free to attend. Website

Salisbury Transition – People in the Park

11 May 2023

Saturday 20th May 202310am – 4pm, Queen Elizabeth Gardens Salisbury People in the Park is Salisbury’s biggest Carbon Friendly event and is bigger and better than ever.

INSECT WEEK ! 19-25th June

11 May 2023

The Royal Entomological Society’s Insect Week is from 19-25th June and there will be lots of events on around the country.

New Grants made !

11 May 2023

WSBRC are please to announce a grant to Salisbury Natural History Society and to Marc Taylor, County Recorder for Flies. The grants total over £500 are are being used to buy essential equipment for recording wildlife. Applications are still open to our Small Grants Scheme if you would like to make an application!

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Photo credits: © Stephen Davis, © Darin Smith, © Gary Mantle, © Steve Smailes