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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

We’re hiring – deadline reached

The Deadline for this role has been reached. Are you passionate about bat conservation and would like to support Vincent Wildlife Trust’s Bat Team by managing reserves, overseeing bat projects and reporting on conservation interventions? We have a fixed-term vacancy for a Senior Bat Conservation Officer starting on 1 July 2023 for 18 months to 31 December Read More

2nd May 2023

Look what you’ve achieved!

From this… Photo: ©Julia Bracewell to this… Photo: ©Tom Kitching Vincent Wildlife Trust, Sussex Bat Group and others are working hard to safeguard the rare greater horseshoe bat by purchasing and restoring a roost site in Sussex where a pioneering group of greater horseshoes with young pups were discovered in a derelict stable block — Read More

4th April 2023

We’re hiring – deadline reached

We are no longer accepting applications for this post. Could you be our new Carnivore Conservation Officer? We are looking for a new Carnivore Conservation Officer at Vincent Wildlife Trust to support our Carnivore Programme Manager with project development and the testing and reporting on conservation interventions.   Deadline for applications: 17:00 on Friday 14 April 2023   Read More

15th March 2023

New open access paper published

Our latest Open Access paper led by Lizzie Croose is out. We investigated the use of different survey methods (cameras, live-trapping, hair-tubes and eDNA) to detect the critically endangered European mink.   Download the paper here.   Main photo: European mink ©Andrew Harrington

13th March 2023

Sussex Bat Appeal – sad news

We were so sad to hear that Tony Hutson died on 16 February 2023. Tony was a vital force in the bat world, both locally and globally – and the world of bat conservation will miss his breadth and depth of knowledge, his passion and his humour. Tony was a founder member of Sussex Bat Read More

3rd March 2023
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