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We’re Hiring! Three new posts for our new Martens on the Move project

Thanks to funding from The National Lottery Heritage, we are looking for two Project Officers and a Communications and Engagement Officer for this exciting new project — made possible by the players of the Lottery.   Project Officer (two posts) Can you inspire a cross-section of people including volunteers, land managers and community groups in a Read More

4th December 2023

New project for pine Martens and people — thanks to The National Lottery Heritage Fund

We are delighted to be awarded funding by @HeritageFundUK for a four-year Martens on the Move project made possible by players of the lottery and with support from partners, communities and volunteers during the project development year. Martens on the Move is not a pine marten reintroduction project, but rather a project to increase knowledge and Read More

14th November 2023

We’re hiring an Administration and Finance Assistant — Deadline Reached

Please Note — Applications for this post are no longer being accepted Do you have an interest in business administration, excellent attention to detail and great communications skills? Would you like to work with us to support wildlife conservation? Could you support the delivery of a wide range of conservation projects, working alongside the Operations Manager and Read More

24th September 2023

Greater horseshoe bat pups recorded in new reserve in West Sussex

We were delighted this summer to see the greater horseshoe bats back with their pups in the newly renovated roost in W Sussex. Thanks to our partnership working with Sussex Bat Group and the huge generosity of funders, supporters and volunteers, this young bat now has a safe and weatherproof space to roost and to Read More

13th September 2023

New PhD Opportunity – From recovery to coexistence: future scenarios for British carnivores

VWT is jointly funding a new PhD in carnivore research with The University of Exeter’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Project description Mammalian carnivores are both conservation priorities (wildcat, pine marten, polecat, otter) and the focus of several wildlife management conflicts (otter, badger, fox). Their conservation status in Britain has markedly improved since the Read More

31st August 2023

We’re looking for a Fundraising and Communications Manager – deadline reached

Fundraising and Communications Manager – deadline reached Would you like to join an organisation where you can make a real difference to what we can achieve for conservation? Through this newly created post, you will play a pivotal role in achieving our strategy and mission by leading the development and delivery of VWT’s impact-led fundraising and communications. You Read More

3rd August 2023

Natur am Byth! bid successful

We’re delighted to be a partner in Natur am Byth! – Wales’s new flagship Green Recovery project. Thanks to the players of the National Lottery, the partnership has been awarded more than £4.1m from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to deliver the country’s largest ever natural heritage and outreach programme to save species from extinction Read More

27th July 2023

We’re hiring a Wildcat Project Officer!

Deadline for applications reached Would you like to be involved in engaging communities in restoring one of Britain’s rarest mammals? Do you have excellent communication skills and experience of stakeholder and community engagement, ideally in a wildlife conservation context? Could you be our Wildcat Project Officer at Vincent Wildlife Trust to support our joint initiative with Durrell Wildlife Read More

26th June 2023

The bats are back!

We are delighted that the bats are back! This recent sonogram of greater horseshoe bat calls, recorded towards the end of April, shows that they have been exploring inside the newly renovated bat roost in West Sussex, which is fantastic news. At that time, the weather was still a little too cold for them to Read More

10th May 2023

8th International Martes Symposium – registration now open!

Don’t miss out on the early bird registration – available until 30 June 2023. Event details and ticket purchase can be found at: VWT is delighted to be working with the Martes Working Group, Forestry and Land Scotland and Cairngorms Connect to organise the 8th International Martes Symposium, which will be held in the UK for Read More

4th May 2023
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