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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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hazel dormouse by John Webley

This event has been cancelled due to inclement weather conditions. For more information please contact enquiries@ptes.org. Join us at our reserve on the Isle of Wight for a rare chance to see dormice in their natural setting. October is a good month for plenty of sightings, as the dormice are still fattening up for the …

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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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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 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 on bridge

Infrared video footage of rare hazel dormice (Muscardinus avellanarius) in the wild has been captured at a nature reserve on the Isle of Wight. The People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) footage is significant because it shows dormice on a special bridge designed to help this tree-dwelling species cross barriers created by humans in the …

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