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  • Inside the Bat Cave – VWT greater horseshoe bat reserve features in new BBC documentary

    21st October 2020

    A new documentary produced by BBC called Inside the Bat Cave features one of VWT’s greater horseshoe bat roosts. It peeks into the often hidden world of bats inside and out of Read More

  • Lesser horseshoe bat webinar

    23rd September 2020

    Join us for a webinar on Limerick’s Lesser Horseshoe Bats, hosted by Limerick City and County Council. Find out more about this endearing protected bat species and learn why Limerick is so Read More

  • Ireland’s first virtual bat walk

    26th June 2020

    With the COVID-19 lockdown restricting many activities, including guided bat walks, our team in Ireland has put together its first ever virtual bat walk at Curragh Chase. The video was produced as Read More

  • Inside a greater horseshoe bat maternity roost – live!

    23rd May 2020

    The bats have returned! As part of the Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project, a camera has been installed in one of our large greater horseshoe maternity roosts. You can see some fantastic Read More

  • New edition of The Bats of Britain and Ireland now available

    1st May 2020

    The Bats of Britain and Ireland This is an excellent little introduction and identification guide to the species of bat found throughout Britain and Ireland. Each species description covers roosts, food and Read More

  • VWT and COVID-19

    25th March 2020

      Following the latest instructions from the UK Government, VWT’s staff are now home working and group volunteer activities suspended. Please bear with us if there is a delay in responding to Read More

  • Ten year strategy launched

    3rd December 2019

    We’re excited to launch our 2020-2030 strategy as we look to the next ten years of conserving threatened mammals using scientifically sound research. We continue to be a catalyst for innovative conservation Read More

  • 2019 newsletter published

    28th November 2019

    VWT’s latest newsletter has been published! This issue of our newsletter includes our latest work on horseshoe and Mediterranean long-eared bats, new partnership projects on wildcats and European mink, an update on Read More

  • Vincent Wildlife Trust’s Annual Report for 2018 has been published

    15th July 2019

    Vincent Wildlife Trust has just published its Annual Report for 2018. The report gives an overview of the past year’s highlights, its projects, its partners and its audited financial statements. Cover photo by Read More

  • 15th July 2019

    Congratulations to two of VWT’s PhD students – Cat McNicol and Katie Sainsbury – who have recently submitted their PhD theses at the University of Exeter! Cat’s PhD investigated the impacts of Read More