Environment

Biodiversity

Biodiversity is a term meaning “biological diversity”. It is used to describe: • The rich variation in living things • The rich variation in the habitats created by communities of living things • The genetic diversity within species that is essential for a species to survive.

Wardens

Information on the work and projects carried out by the wardens

Waterfall Country

Management of the area, codes of conduct and safety information.

Farming in the Brecon Beacons

The landscape of the Brecon Beacons is dominated by farmland. Whether as enclosed lowland pastures or the wide open moors and heaths of the uplands, the nature of the National Park is one of agricultural production across the land.

Wildlife and Planning

The presence of protected species and priority conservation habitats can have an effect on development and planning applications. To learn more visit the Wildlife and Planning section of the Planning pages.

Climate Change

There is overwhelming evidence to suggest that our climate is changing. The climate of our planet has changed throughout its existence, but never before has it changed at the speed it is now. The natural environment on which we depend can only evolve to cope with a new climate over…

Action for Biodiversity

Everybody who lives, works or visits the National Park has an effect on its biodiversity, but it is possible to make this a positive effect. It is not the responsibility of any one organisation or group to conserve the wildlife around us, but it is up to all of us…

Access & Rights of Way