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Dormouse Mitigation Conference 2018

Friday 16th November – Natural History Museum, London

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 learn from dormouse mitigation in Devon
  • Susie Moore – Natural England – Everything you need to know about licensing
  • Simone Bullion  – Suffolk Wildlife Trust – Survey methodology; update on footprint tunnel research
  • Sophie Hughes – Animex – Bridging roads to increase landscape permeability 
  • Emily Wilson – People’s Trust for Endangered Species – Beyond dormice; considering other species in your work

Catering will be provided by Benugo and includes morning and afternoon refreshments and lunch.

Ticket price for one day conference – £145

Early bird discount available until 30th June – £120

Expression of interest is now open for the Dormouse Mitigation Conference 2018. We will be taking booking in March 2018.

Past PTES conferences

The Day of the Hedgehog 2015 was the first UK summit on hedgehogs in a decade, with leading hedgehog experts discussing the pressures facing Britain’s favourite wild animal in the 21st century. The Day of the Hedgehog was organised by People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) and the British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS).

The event was designed to be a platform for knowledge-sharing from researchers who spend their working lives nose-to-nose with these beasts. The day also provided a platform for some of the 37 000 Hedgehog Champions to meet and share ideas. We also launched a ten year national conservation strategy and The State of Britain’s Hedgehogs 2015.

HogCon15 - Henry Johnson










Dormouse Monitoring 2013 was a one-day conference about monitoring the elusive hazel dormouse that was held on Saturday 9th November 2013 at the University of Reading.

The day was for monitors and volunteers at National Dormouse Monitoring Programme (NDMP) sites whether new to dormouse monitoring or long committed. The aim was to give help and share ideas for those who might like to establish a local or county dormouse group and to help volunteers at all sites with the promotion of practical woodland management.

Dormouse Monitoring 2013 programme

Videos of the talks at Dormouse Monitoring 2013



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