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March 2018

Fruit tree grafting day at PTES

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
People’s Trust for Endangered Species, 3 Cloisters House, London, Greater London SW8 4BG United Kingdom

Come to the People’s Trust for Endangered Species offices in Battersea for a grafting day with Megan Gimber and Steve Oram, our orchard experts. Learn how to bench graft using the whip and tongue method and take a brace of trees away with you at the end of the day to plant in your garden or orchard. A choice of rootstocks will be available for grafting apple, pear or plum and lots of varieties available to choose from. A list…

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June 2018

Dormouse Ecology, Conservation and Woodland Management

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Briddlesford Woods, Briddlesford Woods, Wootton Bridge, Isle of Wight United Kingdom
dormouse on box

We will look at the ecology of dormice, their conservation and relevant legislation. We will also consider woodland management for the species with appropriate examples in the woodland on the Reserve. In addition we will check some dormouse boxes at Briddlesford and we would expect to see dormice.   This course is an excellent first step for those wishing to get involved in dormouse conservation and it is recommended as a first step for those wishing to train for their…

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October 2018

Dormouse Ecology, Conservation and Woodland management (inc. handling) Oct 2018

October 8 @ 10:00 am - October 10 @ 4:00 pm
Briddlesford Woods, Briddlesford Woods, Wootton Bridge, Isle of Wight United Kingdom
Dormouse torpor in hand by Rhys Owen-Roberts

We will look at dormouse ecology, their conservation and relevant legislation. In addition we will consider how to survey for dormice and how to set up a regular monitoring site and the requirements both to obtain a disturbance license and a mitigation license.   There will be plenty of opportunity to check nest boxes and we would expect that all participants will have the opportunity to handle dormice if they wish, in a number of life stages. This will be…

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November 2018

Dormouse Mitigation Conference 2018

November 16 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Dormouse torpor in hand by Rhys Owen-Roberts

The Dormouse Mitigation Conference is a must for anyone involved in dormouse ecology and conservation. You will get updates on best practice for dormouse conservation, hear about current research being undertaken and meet with dormouse ecologists from across the country – all in the magnificent setting of the Natural History Museum!   We will be announcing a full programme later in the year. Speakers so far confirmed include: Sarah Jennings – Planner for Devon County Council – What can we…

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