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  • Pine martens in Wales to benefit from Postcode Lottery funding

    4th March 2019

    Through its Pine Marten Recovery Project, Vincent Wildlife Trust has restored the native pine marten to mid-Wales. Over a period of three years, more than 50 martens were brought from Scotland, where Read More


  • Mammalian carnivores stage a comeback in Britain

    25th February 2019

    A new paper assessing the changing fortunes of Britain’s native mammalian carnivores has been published in the journal Mammal Review, led by VWT PhD student Katie Sainsbury. Katie is completing her PhD Read More


  • New paper published on a method to monitor weasels and stoats

    21st February 2019

    For the last year, we’ve been attempting to get to grips with how to monitor weasels and stoats. Although both species are considered to be widespread and common in Britain, little is Read More


  • Job vacancy: Head of Finance

    18th February 2019

      We have a vacancy for the position of Head of Finance. Full details of this full-time position, including how to apply, can be found here.


  • European Mustelid Colloquium

    13th December 2018

    The VWT and the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon are organising the 33rd European Mustelid Colloquium, which will be held on 8th-11th October 2019 at the University of Lisbon. Please save the date! Registration Read More


  • Newsletter December 2018

    10th December 2018

    VWT’s latest newsletter has been published! 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 Read More


  • VWT Ireland launches pinemarten.ie

    29th November 2018

    A small native Irish mammal has entered the digital age by having its own website. www.pinemarten.ie is a one-stop shop for information on pine martens in Ireland, and is the result of a Read More


  • New Bat Conservation Officers appointed

    15th November 2018

    We’re delighted to welcome two new Bat Conservation Officers to the Trust. Tom Kitching is a bat biologist, with an MRes in Biodiversity and Conservation. He has a background in working with Read More


  • Update on pine marten carcass found in Derbyshire in July 2018

    29th August 2018

      Update on the pine marten carcass found in July 2018 on the A38 in Derbyshire The Vincent Wildlife Trust has confirmed that the pine marten carcass recovered in July 2018 from Read More


  • Pine marten project wins Conservation Gold Award

    18th June 2018

    We’re delighted that Chester Zoo have won a Conservation Gold Award from the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) for their work on our Pine Marten Recovery Project. Chester Zoo are a Read More