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  • COVID-19 update

    27th March 2020

    VWT and COVID-19 Following the latest instructions from the Irish Government, VWT’s staff are now home working and group volunteer activities suspended. Please bear with us if there is a delay in responding Read More


  • Hedgehog survey underway

    13th March 2020

    Researchers at NUI Galway and the National Biodiversity Data Centre are researching the biology, ecology and conservation status of Hedgehogs in Ireland. You can support this project by submitting your sightings to Read More


  • Ten year strategy launched

    9th December 2019

    We’re excited to launch our 2020-2030 strategy as we look to the next ten years of conserving threatened mammals using scientifically sound research. We continue to be a catalyst for innovative conservation Read More


  • Cap4Nature.com is a new website to help protect Ireland’s landscapes

    6th November 2019

    Vincent Wildlife Trust Ireland has worked with a group of leading, independent scientists to develop www.Cap4Nature.com, a new website to help protect Ireland’s landscapes on which both farming and wildlife depend. The Read More


  • All Ireland Mammal Symposium – registration is open!

    8th August 2019

      Registration for AIMS 2019 is open! Register at https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/aims-2019-tickets-68811475977. Student discounted tickets are available too.   Call for abstracts: For further information on presenting a paper or poster follow this link. Submissions Read More


  • Vincent Wildlife Trust’s Annual Report for 2018 has been published

    16th September 2019

    Vincent Wildlife Trust has just published its Annual Report for 2018. The report gives an overview of the past year’s highlights, its projects, its partners and its audited financial statements. Cover photo by Read More


  • Have you found a pine marten in your attic?

    25th April 2019

      Pine martens are protected by legislation and can only be removed under licence from the NPWS, and by your local NPWS Conservation Ranger. If you need urgent assistance related to a Read More


  • European Mustelid Colloquium

    3rd April 2019

    The VWT and the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon are organising the 33rd European Mustelid Colloquium, which will be held on 8th-11th October 2019 at the University of Lisbon. Please save the date! Registration Read More


  • The 2019 All-Ireland Squirrel and Pine Marten Survey launches

    14th March 2019

      2019 All-Ireland Squirrel and Pine Marten Survey Launched Members of the public are invited to participate in a Citizen Science survey, and record their sightings of red squirrels, grey squirrels and Read More


  • Official launch of www.pinemarten.ie

    29th November 2018

      A small native Irish mammal has entered the digital age by having its own website. www.pinemarten.ie is a one-stop shop for information on pine martens in Ireland, and is the result of Read More