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  • VWT Newsletter December 2018

    This issue of our newsletter includes the launch of a new website for pine martens in Ireland, the latest updates on our pine marten work in Wales and northern England, ringing Barbastelles, results from this year’s research on weasels and stoats, updates from conferences on bats, martens and squirrels, forays into European mink conservation and Read More


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  • VWT E-newsletter December 2017

    This issue of our newsletter includes highlights from the first ever Autumn Swarming Bat Conference and the final phase of pine marten translocations to mid Wales. We also hear from the staff working across the UK & in Ireland and receive updates from our PhD students on their work with grey squirrels, polecats, Bechstein’s bats and greater horseshoe bats.


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  • PMRP Newsletter June 2017

    Welcome to the Pine Marten Recovery Project Newsletter 2017. Here you can read the latest news from the project, including the survival and territorial establishment of the pine martens recently translocated to Wales and their breeding success to date. You can also find out more about our on-going pine marten work in other parts of Read More


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  • VWT E-newsletter November 2016

    2016 has been another busy and exciting year for the VWT. This issue of our newsletter includes highlights from the second phase of pine marten translocations and the 2nd All-Ireland Pine Marten Symposium. We also hear from the staff and volunteers working at our bat reserves and receive updates from our PhD students on their work with grey squirrels, polecats, Read More


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  • PMRP Newsletter June 2016

    Welcome to the latest Pine Marten Recovery Project Newsletter. Here you can read the latest news on the pine martens relocated to Wales in the autumn of 2015 and find out more about our on-going pine marten work both in the UK and in Ireland.


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  • VWT E-newsletter November 2015

    This month the VWT celebrates 40 years of wildlife conservation. In this issue there are the latest updates from the Pine Marten Recovery Project and exciting news from our bat projects and reserves. It also includes details from our National Polecat Survey and study tours to Poland, Luxembourg and Germany.


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  • 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.


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  • VWT E-newsletter December 2014

    Staff have been busy identifying ways to build on existing areas of work whilst developing new contacts through awareness-raising activities. As a result, the MISE project has secured funding for a further six months, our pine marten feasibility study has moved forward, our species recovery activities in Wales and our long-term Bechstein’s ringing project has provided data for a new PhD partnership with Exeter University.


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  • VWT E-newsletter May 2014

    This issue reflects on the recent death of our friend, founder and primary benefactor, The Honourable Vincent Weir. It also includes details on the launch of a new project, the Pine Marten Recovery Project, and new National Polecat Survey. VWT also collaborates with the Mammal Ecology Group at NUIG on the Irish stoat project.


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  • 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.


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