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National Polecat Survey – 6 Month Update

The Trust’s third national polecat survey began in January, with the aim of gathering up-to-date information on the distribution of the polecat and polecat-ferret in Britain. The survey has now been running for six months, during which time we have received a total of 292 records of polecats and polecat-ferrets, and we are hugely grateful to Read More

15th July 2014

May E-newsletter published

Our latest e-newsletter has just been published, providing updates on our work on pine martens, polecats, bats, stoats and much, much more! This issue reflects on the recent death of our friend, founder and primary benefactor, The Honourable Vincent Weir. It also includes details on the launch of a new project, the Pine Marten Recovery Project, and new Read More

9th June 2014

Pine martens spread to south Scotland

The Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) report, in collaboration with The Vincent Wildlife Trust (VWT), confirmed the presence of pine martens in three new separate areas of southern Scotland. All three areas lie beyond a small population which was reintroduced to the Galloway Forest in the early 1980s. Pine martens were once found throughout the UK, Read More

16th May 2014

Pine Marten Recovery Project E-newsletter

We have just published our e-newsletter for the Trust’s Pine Marten Recovery Project. This newsletter is the first in a series that will keep you updated with the progress of VWT’s Pine Marten Recovery Project, report on all things pine marten and solicit support and comment on our activities. For the next two years we Read More

24th February 2014

Help Plot the Path of the Polecat

National Survey Launched The Vincent Wildlife Trust is asking the public, from Cornwall to Caithness, to help plot the path of the polecat. Polecats, once absent from much of the British countryside, appear to be doing well – but just how well? The Vincent Wildlife Trust (VWT) has launched a national survey to find out Read More

14th January 2014
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