WEL member organisations

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Bat Conservation Trust

‘Bats – the real stars of the night’

The Bat Conservation Trust (BCT) is the only UK organisation solely devoted to the conservation of bats and their habitats. 

Policy and Press Contact: Steve Lucas

Address: Swansea Environment Centre, Pier Street, Swansea SA1 1RY

01792 643 152 / 01269 268 768

British Mountaineering Council

‘The national representative body for climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers in England and Wales’

The British Mountaineering Council (BMC) is a national representative body promoting the interests of climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers in England and Wales with over 79,000 members.

Policy contact: Elfyn Jones
Press contact: Tina Gardner

Address: Siabod Cottage, Capel Curig, Betws y Coed, Conwy LL24 0ES

Email: office@thebmc.co.uk

01690 720 124

Buglife Cymru

‘Saving the small things that run the planet’

Buglife is the only organisation in Europe dedicated to the conservation of all invertebrates. Our aim is to halt the extinction of invertebrate species and to achieve sustainable populations of invertebrates.

Policy contact: Andrew Whitehouse
Press contact: Clare Dinham

Address: Buglife, c/o RSPB Cymru, Castlebridge 3, Cardiff, CF11 9AB

Email: wales@buglife.org.uk

029 2039 7096

Bumblebee Conservation Trust

‘Conserving bumble-bees and their habitats, and raising awareness about these wonderful insects.’

BBCT is a small charity set up in 2006 due to serious concerns about the ‘plight of the bumblebee’. We are a membership organisation, and currently have 7,200 members in the UK.

Policy contact: Sinead Lynch

Address: The Nature Centre, Parc Slip Nature Reserve, Fountain Road, Tondu, Bridgend, CF32 0EH

01656 332 960

Butterfly Conservation Wales

‘Saving butterflies, moths and their habitats’

Butterfly Conservation is the largest insect charity in Europe. We have over 1000 members and supporters in Wales and a small team of five staff is based in Swansea.

Policy and Press contact: Russel Hobson

Address: 4D Cwm Road, Hafod, Swansea, SA1 2AY

Email: info@butterflyconservation.org.uk

01792 642 972