Blog Archive


  • Pine Marten Recovery Project March Update

    26th March 2015

    Most of our blogs have focused on our work in Wales as we prepare the ground at the release sites for our pine marten reinforcement. This month’s blog focuses on the other end of our work, in Scotland. In early March, we headed north to the Scottish Highlands armed with maps, sample bags and waterproofs, Read More


  • Pine Marten Recovery Project February Update

    6th March 2015

    February picked up where January left off. For me, this meant more time conducting woodland surveys – when the snow eased up at least. I was covering locations in the forest above Devil’s Bridge in the Arch, and established that the two most diverse parts of the forest are associated with the two river arteries Read More


  • Pine Marten Recovery Project January Update

    9th February 2015

    The Vincent Wildlife Trust’s work with pine martens has been almost continual over the last three decades, spanning the entire UK, Ireland and parts of mainland Europe. It has been building up in scale and sophistication, and has resulted in the conception of our current focus –a Pine Marten Recovery Project (PMRP). A steady stream Read More


  • People & Pine Martens in Wales end of project

    1st November 2014

    This is the last instalment of the blogs for the People & Pine Marten in Wales project, of which I have been proud to be the Project Officer for the last two years. The project, funded by the Co-operative Wales’s Welsh carrier bag levy, has been a resounding success, achieving what it set out to Read More