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Pilot pine marten reinforcement in Wales: Mitigation Plan

This Pine Marten Recovery Project Mitigation Plan has been prepared by The Vincent Wildlife Trust (VWT) as part of its project to restore self-sustaining populations of pine martens to England and Wales. The purpose of the Mitigation Plan is to provide information about the relationship between pine martens and people.


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.


PMRP E-newsletter February 2015

The second in the Pine Marten Recovery Project newsletter series. This issue provides an update from our Pine Marten Project Manager, Jenny MacPherson, and Pine Marten Project Officer, David Bavin. Also included is news on a pine marten study tour to the Netherlands, and an insight into VWT pine marten work taking place in Ireland.


People & Pine Marten in Wales: Public Opinion Survey 2013

Following extensive survey work and research in Wales over a twenty year period, The Vincent Wildlife Trust has decided that the only way there will be a recovery of the pine marten in Wales is through active intervention; reinforcing the existing population. This type of work cannot succeed without public support and participation.


Living with Pine Martens

A guide to the pine marten in Scotland, including information on predation of poultry and game birds, denning in buildings and steps to take to exclude a non-breeding pine marten from a house. It also provides advice on how to prevent pine marten’s taking up residence in your property. This leaflet was produced in collaboration with and funded by Scottish Natural Heritage.


PMRP E-newsletter February 2014

This newsletter is the first in a series that will keep you updated with the progress of VWT’s Pine Marten Recovery Project, report on all things pine marten and solicit support and comment on our activities.


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.

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