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Annual Report published

The Vincent Wildlife Trust’s Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2016 has been published. This report outlines our achievements in 2016, explains our governance arrangements and outlines our future plans. The VWT’s audited financial statements for 2016 provide financial details of our work during the year and how it was funded. Download the Annual Report and Read More

19th July 2017

Trustee wanted

The Vincent Wildlife Trust is a charity that has been at the forefront of techniques for wildlife conservation for more than 40 years. Our specific niche is the smaller native mammals providing scientifically sound, practical solutions to conservation problems. Our work to date, has focused on the needs of British and Irish mammals, mostly mustelids Read More

18th July 2017

Iolo Williams unveils sculpture to celebrate the return of the pine marten to Wales

A sculpture of a pine marten with young, created by local artist Grace Young-Monaghan, now greets visitors to the Hafod Estate car park – a popular starting point for visitors to the Devil’s Bridge area. More than 50 people celebrated the sculpture unveiling by local naturalist and TV presenter Iolo Williams, with the midges failing Read More

30th June 2017

Pine martens in Wales – another successful year

The rarest mammal in Wales has just become a little less rare with at least five pine martens giving birth this year – and one marten is known to have a litter of three kits. The Vincent Wildlife Trust’s Pine Marten Recovery Project aims to restore a viable pine marten population to Wales and England. Read More

15th June 2017

32nd European Mustelid Colloquium

Registration and call for abstracts is now open for the upcoming 32nd European Mustelid Colloquium. The Colloquium will be held in Lyon, France, on 15-17 November 2017. Early bird registration is available until Friday 15 September. The deadline for abstract submission is Thursday 31 August. To register or submit an abstract, please visit the Colloquium Read More

14th June 2017

PMRP Newsletter 2017

The Pine Marten Recovery Project Newsletter for 2017 has been published. Here you can read the latest news from the project, including the survival and territorial establishment of the pine martens recently translocated to Wales and their breeding success to date. You can also find out more about our on-going pine marten work in other Read More

13th June 2017

Go Wild in Galway 2017

Go Wild in Galway returns on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 May! Our 2017 event is even bigger, starting on Saturday at 4:30 am with a dawn chorus and packed with wildlife events until our bat walk at sunset. Click to enlarge the poster for more information and times of specific events. Join us on Read More

16th May 2017

VWT Anniversary Book

From Mallards to Martens is a celebration of the mammal conservation work carried out by the VWT over the last 40 years. The Trust was founded, funded and led by Vincent Weir from its inception in 1975 until the early 2000s and the book records the Trust’s work on the conservation of mammal species in Read More

30th September 2016

VWT chosen as Charity Partner of the Year

We are delighted to announce that the Association of Animal Artists (AAA) has chosen VWT as their Charity Partner of the Year. AAA offers opportunities and support to animal artists wishing to promote and exhibit their artwork and further progress their skills. AAA exhibitions celebrate the natural world and offer visitors the chance to purchase beautiful examples Read More

15th February 2017

Funding received to help secure the future of the pine marten in Wales

The year has got off to a good start for The Vincent Wildlife Trust, with £63,000 received towards the next stage of the Pine Marten Recovery Project. The two main grants have been received from the Garfield Weston Foundation and The Waterloo Foundation. This will enable Stage Two of the project to progress in 2017 Read More

16th January 2017
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