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Our Beacon for Bats end of project report

This report presents the achievements and outcomes of the Trust’s Our Beacon for Bats project, which involved local people in the conservation of lesser horseshoe bats in the Usk Valley in south Wales.


The Vincent Wildlife Trust’s Irish bat box schemes report

This report presents an analysis of The Vincent Wildlife Trust’s Irish bat box project and results of an online survey and was possible due to a grant from the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.


OB4B Newsletter December 2012

The Our Beacon for Bats Project is a three year project, funded by the Brecon Beacons Trust and the Heritage Lottery Fund. The project builds on conservation work carried out by The Vincent Wildlife Trust in the upper Usk Valley over many years.


Y Bannau – Bro’r Ystlum Cylchlythyr Rhagfyr 2012

Prosiect 3 blynedd yw OB4B. Ariennir ef gan Ymddiriedolaeth Bannau Brycheiniog a Chronfa Dreftadaeth y Loteri. Mae’r prosiect yn adeiladu ar waith cadwraeth a wnaed gan y VWT yn rhan uchaf dyffryn yr afon Wysg ers blynyddoedd nawr.


MISE E-newsletter March 2012

The MISE project was launched in May 2011 as a partnership between Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford County Council and the National Biodiversity Data Centre in Ireland and The Vincent Wildlife Trust, Countryside Council for Wales and Snowdonia National Park Authority in Wales.


Mmac E-gylchlythyr Mawrth 2012

Cafodd y prosiect MMAC ei lansio ym mis Mai 2011 ar ffurf partneriaeth rhwng y Waterford Institute of Technology a’r National Biodiversity Data Centre yn Iwerddon, ac Ymddiriedolaeth Bywyd Gwyllt Vincent, Cyngor Cefn Gwlad Cymr uac Awd urdod Parc Cenedlaethol Eryri yng Nghymru. Caiff y prosiect ei ariannu’n rhannol gan Gronfa Datblygu Rhanbarthol Ewrop dan Raglen Cymru-Iwerddon 2007-2013 (INTERREG IVA).


OB4B Newsletter March 2012

The Bat Bulletin is the first electronic newsletter for The Vincent Wildlife Trust’s Our Beacon for Bats Project (OB4B). This is a regular publication to advertise forthcoming events, highlight opportunities for volunteers to join in with the project and report on news and activities throughout the year.


VWT E-newsletter July 2011

This issue includes an overview of work taking place during 2011. Including an introduction to our new Trustee, updates on our pine marten work in Cumbria and Scotland, our new projects ‘Mammals in a Sustainable Environment’ and ‘Our Beacon for Bats’ and an insight into a biological recording event, BioBlitz, in Ireland.


VWT E-newsletter Autumn 2010

The first of VWT’s six-monthly ‘e-zine’ to keep you informed about our work. This issue includes updates on tracking down the Irish stoat, our ‘Prospects for Pine Martens project, news from our dormouse team, and the bat work taking place in Poland, Wales and Dorset.


Poulton, S. (2006). An analysis of the usage of bat boxes

This analysis investigates the possibility that batboxes can be used to record the presence of bats in areas where they were previously unknown. The datasets used in this analysis have been derived from the VWT Batbox Database. This holds data from 52 sites collected over 20 years from England, Wales, and Ireland.

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