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We’re Hiring! Bat Conservation Officer (Maternity Cover)

We need someone passionate about bat conservation who will support VWT’s Bat Team by managing reserves, overseeing bat projects and reporting on conservation interventions. The Conservation Team has a track record of delivering ground-breaking projects such as translocating and re-establishing pine marten to mid-Wales, running the first project to build climate change resilience into bat Read More

13th May 2024

Community action for a rare woodland mammal begins thanks to The National Lottery Heritage Fund

Thanks to funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, the Martens on the Move Team has launched into action for pine martens and people across Britain. Led by Dr Stephanie Johnstone as Project Manager, the team includes Victoria Chanin (Project Officer for the Scottish/English borders), Lucy Nord (Project Officer for the Welsh/English borders) and Rowie Read More

23rd April 2024

Registration for 35th European Mustelid Colloquium is now open!

The 2024 European Mustelid Colloquium will be held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania 24-27 September 2024.     This September, conservationists and researchers of European members of the Mustelidae family will gather in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, to discuss the latest scientific findings and the challenges faced by this group of mammals. This year we particularly hope to shine Read More

18th March 2024

St. Govan Church reopened its doors to the local community for Christmas

St Govan Church is a clear example of how bats and people can share a church. The tradition has been to keep the church closed for the summer during the bats’ breeding season and to open up under special licence for Christmas services when the bats were hibernating underground elsewhere. However, with the recent milder Read More

26th February 2024

We’re Hiring! Administration and Finance Assistant Vacancy

Administration and Finance Assistant VWT is looking for a new Administration and Finance Assistant to support its business and finance administration function with an interesting variety of tasks. If you have an interest in business and finance administration, with an excellent attention to detail and communications skills, and would like to work with us to support wildlife conservation, Read More

30th January 2024

National Polecat Survey Launches

VWT is asking members of the public to become citizen scientists by submitting their sightings of polecats Mustela putorius and helping conservation scientists to learn more about these native mammals . By sharing information about a polecat sighting, such as photographs and videos, and the location of the sighting, we can learn more about the Read More

25th January 2024

We’re Hiring a Species Conservation Officer in Ireland

NB Deadline reached and we are no longer accepting applications for this post.   VWT is seeking a suitable person to become its Species Conservation Officer in Ireland. VWT has been a key player in research-led conservation of a range of threatened mammal species for more than 40 years. We develop and deliver evidence-based conservation interventions to support the Read More

19th December 2023

We’re Hiring an Administration and Finance Assistant

Administration and Finance Assistant — Deadline date has passed. Do you have an interest in business and finance administration, with an excellent attention to detail and communications skills, and would like to work with us to support wildlife conservation? VWT is looking for a new part-time (30 hrs/week) Administration and Finance Assistant at Vincent Wildlife Trust (VWT) to support Read More

12th December 2023

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. NB Deadline date has passed. Project Officer (two posts) Can you inspire a cross-section of people including volunteers, land managers and 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
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