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Sussex bat roost in the news

Fab piece by BBC on the restoration of a derelict stable for greater horseshoe bats in West Sussex by VWT and Sussex Bat Group – made possible by supporters’ generous donations. We still need to raise around £98K to make this roost a safe haven for the future of greater horseshoe bats in Southeast England. Read More

6th February 2023

Sussex Bat Appeal

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 – the first record for at least 100 years of breeding Read More

20th January 2023

Building work begins on bat roost

A new year – a new safe haven for greater horseshoe bats We are so excited that work to renovate the derelict stable has finally begun. This new year has started with new hope that we will be able to create a safe haven for new generations of greater horseshoe bats in southeast England…and this is Read More

20th January 2023

Free online pine marten talk

Meet the Pine Martens – Free online talk 4pm Sunday 22 January 2023   This January you will have the chance to find out more about these rare and elusive creatures in our free, family-friendly talk called ‘Meet the Pine Martens’. You will hear from our experts at Vincent Wildlife Trust – Lizzie Croose and Dr Stephanie Johnstone – who Read More

11th January 2023

We’re hiring – deadline reached

We are no longer accepting applications for this post. We are looking for a new Head of Conservation at Vincent Wildlife to lead a team of scientists developing innovative monitoring solutions, delivering population restoration, and employing conflict management approaches to secure the future of threatened mammals. Our work focuses on smaller carnivores and rare bats in Britain, Ireland Read More

3rd January 2023

The Bats of Britain and Ireland book soars to new heights

The seventh edition of The Bats of Britain and Ireland is now available. The latest edition of VWT’s excellent introduction and identification guide to the species of bat found throughout Britain and Ireland has updated figures and species information. Written and compiled by bat experts H.W. Schofield and A.J. Mitchell Jones, the new edition was Read More

20th December 2022

Sussex Bat Appeal on BatChat

Scotty Dodd of Sussex Bat Group was interviewed on Bat Conservation Trust’s regular podcast, BatChat. Find out how he came across the first record of breeding greater horseshoe bats in southeast England for more than 100 years – and how you can help to make a safe haven to ensure that this rare species returns to Read More

1st December 2022

VWT’s newsletter for 2022 is published!

This newsletter highlights the work of 2022 and celebrates the achievements for mammal conservation in Britain, Ireland and further afield during this year. Read more here   Photo: ©Jason Hornblow

30th November 2022

We’re looking for a new Trustee!

Do you have specialist skills in Wildlife Conservation Science? Could you support the work of Vincent Wildlife Trust by joining our Board of Trustees? We are looking for the following… Trustee with specialist skills in conservation We are looking for a Trustee with strong experience in wildlife conservation science and practice. Experience of mammal conservation Read More

14th November 2022

Upcoming conference – International Martes Symposium

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. The symposium will be held in September 2023 in Aviemore, Scotland; the first time it has been hosted in the UK. The symposium is usually held once every four to Read More

8th November 2022
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