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  • 2nd All-Ireland Pine Marten Symposium

    4th October 2016

    Download the 2nd All-Ireland Pine Marten Symposium Agenda We are pleased to invite you to the 2nd All-Ireland Pine Marten Symposium to be held at Ti Chulainn Community and Conference Centre on the Read More


  • Pine marten project appears on Countryfile

    30th September 2016

    The VWT’s Pine Marten Recovery Project featured on Countryfile at 6:15pm Sunday 2 October on BBC1. Tom Heap interviewed our Pine Marten Project Manager, Jenny MacPherson, as she arrived to mid-Wales in the Read More


  • State of Nature Report Launched

    14th September 2016

    It’s not too late to save UK nature but we must act now – that is the conclusion from a coalition of more than 50 leading wildlife and research organisations behind the Read More


  • New paper published on pine marten den boxes

    1st August 2016

    A new paper has been published by authors from The Vincent Wildlife Trust, Swift Ecology and Myostismart on the provision and occupancy of pine marten den boxes. 50 den boxes were installed in Read More


  • Pine Marten Project Newsletter Published

    9th June 2016

    Our latest newsletter from the Pine Marten Recovery Project has just been published. Read the latest news on the pine martens relocated to Wales in the autumn of 2015 and find out more about Read More


  • Pine marten kits caught on camera

    7th June 2016

    Whilst we may be a little biased, some remote cameras set up by our Pine Marten Project Field Assistant, Josie Bridges, have captured some amazing pine marten footage. We have had several Read More


  • Pine marten kits born in the wild in Wales

    1st June 2016

    It’s official – pine marten kits have been born in Wales! The pine marten carries the title of Britain’s second rarest carnivore after the wildcat making these births a very significant moment Read More


  • Pine Marten Recovery Project update

    24th May 2016

    The largest carnivore recovery programme of its kind is well underway with the restoration of healthy and self-sustaining pine marten populations in southern Britain. It has been six months since we completed Read More


  • Polecat survey report published

    7th April 2016

      The report on our recent national polecat survey has just been published and can be downloaded here. We are very grateful to everyone who submitted records for the survey. Without you, Read More


  • Polecats in the News

    2nd February 2016

    The VWT’s polecat work has recently hit the headlines. VWT’s Lizzie Croose was interviewed on Winterwatch Unsprung about polecats and other mustelids. The story about the recovery of the polecat was also broadcast Read More