The following are the main organisations which have provided financial support and guidance for the work of BRC.
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) is the UK’s Centre of Excellence for research in the terrestrial and freshwater environmental sciences.
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
The JNCC is the UK Government's wildlife adviser, undertaking national and international conservation work on behalf of the four country nature conservation agencies.
National Biodiversity Network
The National Biodiversity Network (NBN) idea could not be simpler: capture wildlife data once in a standard electronic form; integrate data from different sources; and use the internet to enable data to be used many times in different ways by as many people as possible.
Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs
The UK government department responsible for policy and regulations on environmental, food and rural issues. Their priorities are to grow the rural economy, improve the environment and safeguard animal and plant health.
Natural Environment Research Council
NERC is the UK's leading public funder of environmental science. It invests £330 million each year in cutting-edge research, postgraduate training and innovation in universities and research centres.
Natural England works for people, places and nature, to enhance biodiversity, landscapes and wildlife in rural, urban, coastal and marine areas; promote access, recreation and public well-being; and contribute to the way natural resources are managed so that they can be enjoyed now and in the future.
Scottish Natural Heritage
SNH's work is about caring for the natural heritage, enabling people to enjoy it, helping people to understand and appreciate it, and supporting those who manage it.
Natural Resources Wales
Natural Resources Wales ensures that the environment and natural resources of Wales are sustainably maintained, sustainably enhanced and sustainably used, now and in the future.
Northern Ireland Environment Agency
The aim of NIEA is to protect, conserve and promote the natural environment and built heritage for the benefit of present and future generations.