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  • VWT Newsletter December 2017

    This issue of our newsletter includes highlights from the first ever Autumn Swarming Bat Conference and the final phase of pine marten translocations to mid Wales. We also hear from the staff working across the UK & in Ireland and receive updates from our PhD students on their work with grey squirrels, polecats, Bechstein’s bats and greater horseshoe bats.


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  • PMRP Newsletter June 2017

    Welcome to the Pine Marten Recovery Project Newsletter 2017. 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 parts of Read More


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  • VWT Newsletter November 2016

    2016 has been another busy and exciting year for the VWT. This issue of our newsletter includes highlights from the second phase of pine marten translocations and the 2nd All-Ireland Pine Marten Symposium. We also hear from the staff and volunteers working at our bat reserves and receive updates from our PhD students on their work with grey squirrels, polecats, Read More


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  • VWT E-newsletter November 2015

    This month the VWT celebrates 40 years of wildlife conservation. In this issue there are the latest updates from the Pine Marten Recovery Project and exciting news from our bat projects and reserves. It also includes details from our National Polecat Survey and study tours to Poland, Luxembourg and Germany.


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  • VWT E-newsletter December 2014

    Staff have been busy identifying ways to build on existing areas of work whilst developing new contacts through awareness-raising activities. As a result, the MISE project has secured funding for a further six months, our pine marten feasibility study has moved forward, our species recovery activities in Wales and our long-term Bechstein’s ringing project has provided data for a new PhD partnership with Exeter University.


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  • VWT E-newsletter May 2014

    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 National Polecat Survey. VWT also collaborates with the Mammal Ecology Group at NUIG on the Irish stoat project.


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  • VWT E-newsletter October 2013

    This issue gives an overview of our work on mustelids, in Scotland, Wales and Ireland, with a particular focus on the pine marten. Our bat work continues with the Impacts of Street Lighting on Biodiversity project, Our Beacon for Bats project, a study tour to Belgium, and our new bat roost webcam.


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  • VWT E-newsletter March 2012

    An update on the Trust’s work, including reports from our key projects and reserves. We also take a look at one of our key partners, Waterford Institute of Technology, and the continued pine marten work taking place in Nietoperek, Poland.


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  • VWT E-newsletter November 2012

    This issue reports on the finding of the first pine marten body discovered in Wales since the 1970s. Also included is a introduction to our new project ‘People and Pine Martens in Wales’, the report from the Pine Marten Expansion Zone Survey of Scotland, and our new PhD bat study on the ecological impacts of artificial lighting on biodiversity.


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  • VWT E-newsletter July 2011

    This issue includes an overview of work taking place during 2011. Including an introduction to our new Trustee, updates on our pine marten work in Cumbria and Scotland, our new projects ‘Mammals in a Sustainable Environment’ and ‘Our Beacon for Bats’ and an insight into a biological recording event, BioBlitz, in Ireland.


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