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  • Pine martens arrive in Wales

    29th September 2015

    Britain’s first carnivore recovery scheme on a nationwide scale is underway. Native pine martens from Scotland are beginning a new life in Wales, and more are on the way. Leading this project Read More

  • New study of VWT Irish bat box schemes available

    14th August 2015

    We have just completed a study of our Schwegler Irish bat box schemes that have been in place since 1999, thanks to a grant from the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Read More

  • MISE Project comes to an end

    7th July 2015

    The Mammals in a Sustainable Environment (MISE) Project, which has been running since April 2011, officially finished at the end of June. The project was a collaboration between Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) Read More

  • Dwindling pine marten population in Wales gets major financial boost

    22nd June 2015

    £200k pledged towards Pine Marten Recovery Project The Pine Marten Recovery Project, established by The Vincent Wildlife Trust (VWT), has secured vital financial support, helping to ensure the long-term funding of this Read More

  • Live greater horseshoe bat footage

    16th June 2015

    As part of the Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project, a camera has recently been installed in one of our large greater horseshoe roosts. You can see some fantastic live footage on the Read More

  • National Polecat Survey Update

    1st May 2015

    The VWT’s National Polecat Survey, the third of its kind, has been running since January 2014 and is now more than half way through. The aims of the survey are to gather Read More

  • Managing forest and woodlands for pine martens

    30th April 2015

    It has been a year since the VWT and NUIG held a one-day meeting on the pine marten on May 1 2014 in Ireland. Huw Denman was one of our speakers and he Read More

  • Pine Marten Recovery Project Website Launched

    13th April 2015

    The VWT’s Pine Marten Recovery Project now has its own website – launched today. You can visit the new website by clicking here. The site provides all the latest project news and Read More

  • The Land of the Horseshoe Bat

    18th March 2015

    What happens when Wales, Poland and Ireland get together? Well, it seems they discuss bats, a lot! This was the case when The Vincent Wildlife Trust hosted the project team of the Read More

  • Pine Marten Recovery Project newsletter published

    16th February 2015

    We have just published our latest newsletter for the Pine Marten Recovery Project. This newsletter includes an introduction from VWT’s CEO, Natalie Buttriss, comments on the growing interest from the outside world. Project Manager, Jenny Read More