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  • All Ireland Mammal Symposium – registration is open!

    8th August 2019

      Registration for AIMS 2019 is open! Register at 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

    29th November 2018

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

  • Go Wild in Galway 2018 – highlights!

    2nd July 2018

      We celebrated National Biodiversity Week by connecting people across Galway with nature. 2018 marked the third year of ‘Go Wild in Galway’, bringing together organisations from across the city in a festival Read More

  • Go Wild in Galway 2018!

    15th May 2018

    ‘Go Wild’ and connect with Galway’s wildlife! Galway is gearing up to ‘Go Wild’ again this year on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th May. This free two-day festival of wildlife includes walks, Read More

  • Bats and squirrels making the headlines

    30th March 2018

    We would like to draw your attention to three recent publications one featuring the lesser horseshoe bat and two concerned with research on the red squirrel. Our colleague Hilary Macmillan was invited Read More

  • New VWT CEO appointed

    19th February 2018

    We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Lucy Rogers as CEO of The Vincent Wildlife Trust. Lucy has a background in conservation science and conservation delivery. With a PhD in Read More