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Help us create a safe haven for horseshoe bats

Imagine thinking you had found a safe haven to raise your family…but then it all starts falling apart. Watch this video to find out more. A pioneer group of greater horseshoe bats, one of Britain’s rarest mammals, has chosen to raise its pups in a derelict stable block in West Sussex. And thanks to the huge generosity Read More

3rd August 2022

Fantastic News! First pup born at new bat roost in West Sussex

The first pup of the year was caught on camera by Scotty Dodd of Sussex Bat Group this weekend at our new greater horseshoe bat roost in West Sussex. Thanks to your support, this roost is still here but we need to do a lot more work to make it a secure space for this Read More

1st July 2022

#Sussex Bat Appeal – we’re on the way!

Ever since a tiny group of greater horseshoe bats with pups was discovered in West Sussex for the first time in 100 years and 100km east of a known stronghold in Dorset, Vincent Wildlife Trust and Sussex Bat Group have been working hard to raise funds to buy the building and to turn it into Read More

27th April 2022

Sussex Bat Appeal – more help needed

Ever since a tiny group of greater horseshoe bats with pups was discovered in West Sussex for the first time in 100 years and 100km east of a known stronghold in Dorset, Vincent Wildlife Trust and Sussex Bat Group have been working hard to raise funds to buy the building and to turn it into Read More

6th April 2022

The European Mustelid Colloquium is back!

The 34th European Mustelid Colloquium will be held online this year from 14-16 September. We hope you can join us! Registration is now open, with early bird (discounted) tickets available until 29 April 2022. See the Colloquium’s Eventbrite page for ticket options.  We’re delighted to be joined by three keynote speakers: Dr. David Jachowski, Associate Read More

15th March 2022

VWT awarded National Lottery funding to develop a new pine marten project

Win for woodland mammal thanks to National Lottery Vincent Wildlife Trust is delighted to have been awarded a £93,273 grant by The National Lottery Heritage Fund to help the rare pine marten become a more common sight across Britain. The grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, made possible by National Lottery players, is to develop Read More

11th March 2022

We’re Hiring – deadline has been reached

Operations Manager vacancy Full time (40 hours/week) Starting salary: £31,000 per annum We are looking for a candidate with strong HR experience, robust Health and Safety knowledge, and a track record in Operations Management to support our core team and conservation scientists. If you have excellent communications and problem-solving skills, are well-organised with a positive ‘can do’ attitude and Read More

15th June 2022

Fantastic News…and Thank You!

Working with Sussex Bat Group, and thanks to the generosity of our wonderful donors and supporters, and to a small loan, we have been able to raise the £200K needed to purchase this vital new greater horseshoe bat roost in West Sussex. This old stable block could be a key step in restoring greater horseshoe Read More

2nd March 2022

We’re looking for a Project Manager for an exciting new programme

DEADLINE REACHED – we are no longer accepting applications for this post. Project Manager – Martens on the Move Vincent Wildlife Trust is looking for an experienced and dynamic Project Manager to oversee the Development Phase and prepare the detailed submission for an exciting new four-year pine marten project being considered by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. The post is Read More

21st February 2022

We’re hiring – deadline reached

DEADLINE REACHED – we are no longer accepting applications for this post. Vincent Wildlife Trust’s Bat Programme Manager role offers an exciting opportunity to head a specialist team delivering real conservation benefit for bat species across Britain, Ireland and mainland Europe. You would step into a role leading a landscape-scale National Lottery Heritage Funded project on barbastelle in Read More

10th January 2022
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