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Dormouse torpor in hand by Rhys Owen-Roberts

This event is now fully booked. Please email  ian.white@ptes.org to be placed on the waiting list.  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 …

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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 …

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dormouse ecology

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 …

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dormouseinhand

People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES), Warwickshire Wildlife Trust and partners, are today releasing 19 breeding pairs of rare hazel dormice into an undisclosed woodland location in Warwickshire, in an attempt to stem the decline of this endangered species. With their soft caramel fur, furry tail and big black eyes, hazel dormice are without question one …

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dormouseinhand

Wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES), Warwickshire Wildlife Trust and partners, are today [Tuesday 20 June] releasing 19 breeding pairs of rare hazel dormice (Muscardinus avellanarius) into an undisclosed woodland location in Warwickshire, near Royal Leamington Spa, in an attempt to stem the decline of this endangered species. With their soft caramel fur, …

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Torpid dormouse in hand by Tony Wellbelove

This event is now sold out! Please contact enquiries@ptes.org if you would like to be added to a waiting list in case of drop outs or if we add another event. Join us at our reserve on the Isle of Wight for a rare chance to see dormice in their natural setting. October is a …

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Hazel dormouse by Rudd Foppen

This course is now SOLD OUT. If you would like to be added to the waiting list in case of any cancellations, please contact susan.sharafi@ptes.org. The course is intended for foresters, woodland managers and conservation officers to help them manage woods for dormice. The aim of the course will be twofold: To provide an understanding …

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dormouse handling

We will look at the ecology of dormice, their conservation and relevant legislation on this dormouse training course. 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 …

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Black dormouse

The UK’s first ever black dormouse has been discovered in the Blackdown Hills by National Dormouse Monitoring Programme (NDMP) volunteers. One of Britain’s most threatened mammals, the hazel dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius) is typically a golden brown colour. In the 1970s, researchers chanced upon a black dormouse in Germany and recently a few more examples were found …

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dormouse asleep in hand by Jamie Edmonds

Tickets now available: Our 2016 National Dormouse Conference will be held in Reading on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th September 2016. Buy tickets Speakers The conference will feature a number of speakers across the two days, covering a wide range of topics. Speakers confirmed so far include: FRIDAY The day will be chaired by Tony Mitchell Jones, …

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dormouse ecology small

This event is now SOLD OUT – please email enquiries@ptes.org to be added to the waiting list and/or be the first to know if additional dates are scheduled. We will look at the ecology of dormice, their conservation and relevant legislation. In addition we will check some dormouse boxes at Briddlesford and we would expect …

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dormouse in hand

Wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) and the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority are today [Thursday 23 June] releasing 38 rare hazel dormice (Muscardinus avellanarius) into an undisclosed woodland location near Aysgarth in the National Park in an attempt to stem the decline of the species. Once a familiar sight throughout much of …

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