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As the sun sets on 2017…

Welsh sunrise

The shortest day of the year will soon be upon us and we’re celebrating all the best bits of winter. Migrating birds arriving in their thousands, the feeling of fresh snow underfoot and an excuse to drink hot chocolate at the end of a wintry walk. Of course one of the best things about winter …

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Our favourite trees

Screaming apple tree

To celebrate National Tree Week we have asked some of our staff about their favourite trees. These might not feature on any of the top trees in the country lists but they are all special in their own way.

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Day in the life of hazel dormouse researchers

dormouse in tree by Rudd Foppen

Project background There are currently several methods used to survey for hazel dormice including nest tubes, nest boxes, nut searching and nest searching. However, these scarce, arboreal small mammals can be difficult to detect and it is uncertain which method or combination of methods works best in different habitat types.  This project compares the existing …

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New ‘Hedgehog Species Champion’ appointed

Hedgehog by Ali Taylor

The Rt Hon Chris Grayling, MP for Epsom & Ewell and Secretary of State for Transport has become the new ‘Species Champion’ for the UK’s native hedgehog. The team behind Hedgehog Street, a nationwide campaign set up to help halt the ongoing decline in native hedgehog numbers, presented Chris Grayling with a special ‘Species Champion’ …

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Hedgehog by Ali Taylor

  For immediate release: 23 October 2017   New ‘Hedgehog Species Champion’ appointed   The Rt Hon Chris Grayling, MP for Epsom & Ewell and Secretary of State for Transport has become the new ‘Species Champion’ for the UK’s native hedgehog.   The team behind Hedgehog Street, a nationwide campaign set up to help halt …

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Life of a researcher – Giant Otters

Giant otter group

Illegal gold mining activities and deforestation have severely affected the habitat of giant otters in the Peruvian amazon. However, the full extent of these human threats on giant otters are not well understood yet. People’s Trust for Endangered Species has teamed up with Adi  Barocas in Peru, to understand what is happening and what we can do …

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Rough Hill Orchard Update

Rough Hill Sept 2017 (Credit: E Thomas)

Roughing it at Rough Hill  Laura Bower (our Conservation Officer) and three other keen members of staff have just been to visit Rough Hill, our orchard in Worcestershire, where they met up with our fantastic group of volunteers at their monthly work party. They got stuck in clearing bramble, grass and weeds away from the young …

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First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched

hedgehog in house by Ann Stratford Hedgehog Street

The UK’s housing crisis is often high on the news agenda, but this August, a more rustic type of accommodation, home to the UK’s smaller, spikier residents, is taking the spotlight. This week, the first ever national Hedgehog Housing Census has been launched by Hedgehog Street, a nationwide campaign set up by ourselves and the British Hedgehog …

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Press release: First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched to help popular UK garden residents

hedgehog in house by Ann Stratford Hedgehog Street

The UK’s housing crisis is often high on the news agenda, but this August, a more rustic type of accommodation, home to the UK’s smaller, spikier residents, is taking the spotlight. Today, 15 August 2017, the first ever national Hedgehog Housing Census has been launched by Hedgehog Street, a nationwide campaign set up by wildlife …

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We are 40!!

Persian leopard (Panthera pardus saxicolor).

August is our birthday month as People’s Trust for Endangered Species turns 40 years old. PTES exists to conserve species worldwide that are rare or threatened with extinction, which we tackle through education and scientific research to benefit wildlife and people.  Can you help celebrate and protect wildlife for the future by supporting us with a …

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Help us survey Suffolk’s Wood Pasture and Parkland

Veteran Oak in wood pasture. Moccas Park

Wood pasture is an important habitat, positively teeming with life and vital to preserve. Characterised by big old trees growing in open pasture-land, wood pastures are often derived from medieval hunting forests and old wooded commons. The splendid trees they often contain are some of the oldest living things in our country, providing a direct …

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Press release: New app created to engage new audiences with wildlife conservation

badger icon for Mammals on Roads app

A new Mammals on Roads app for iOS9 and above, and Android 7, has been created to enable sightings of Britain’s mammals to be recorded on the move, allowing wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) to identify changes in population numbers and help conservation.   The app is free, easy to use, and …

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