BW defines its remit fairly broadly; allowing it scope to support wildlife conservation and promote good practice in connection with development and other human activities/ land uses.
The Board are responsible for deciding what they wish to take forward in line with BW’s “objects” and for agreeing the mechanisms for its delivery.
BW’s objects are “to promote for the benefit of the public the conservation and protection of species and their habitats, including Great crested newts, considered of principal importance through current wildlife legislation in Wales in areas of North East Wales (Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham)”.
BW is able to prepare business and financial management plans, audits and organisational structures and associated administration.
BW also arranges the approval of any conservation strategies, conservation objectives, and associated implementation plans or proposals including land acquisition and tendering for occupation by other public, private or third sector organisations
The Board ensure overall operational functionality of BW through a steering group. Their remit includes requesting advice on technical, procedural or administration issues and the representation of BW at meetings, seminars, events and conferences.