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  • 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.


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  • 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.


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  • VWT E-newsletter November 2012

    This issue reports on the finding of the first pine marten body discovered in Wales since the 1970s. Also included is a introduction to our new project ‘People and Pine Martens in Wales’, the report from the Pine Marten Expansion Zone Survey of Scotland, and our new PhD bat study on the ecological impacts of Read More


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  • VWT E-newsletter March 2012

    An update on the Trust’s work, including reports from our key projects and reserves. We also take a look at one of our key partners, Waterford Institute of Technology, and the continued pine marten work taking place in Nietoperek, Poland.


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  • 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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  • 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).


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  • 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.


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  • Jordan, N. et al. (2012). Molecular comparison of historical and contemporary pine marten populations

    We investigated the origins and persistence of European pine marten populations across the British Isles by identifying mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) sequences from contemporary populations (sampled since 1981) and comparing these with those of older ‘historical’ museum specimens (pre-1981) originally collected from the same geographic areas.


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  • 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.


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  • Design of the CJM Batbox

    The CJM bat box was designed to imitate niches where crevice dwelling bats might roost; such as a split in a tree trunk or behind loose bark. The three vertical ‘slots’ each of a different width, offers a choice that several species of bat, depending on their size, might use. The upper section Read More


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