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  • 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 the 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 a 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 of 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 26 and Sunday 27 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

  • New VWT Trustees

    14th February 2018

    We would like to welcome two new trustees to the VWT, Dr Liam Lysaght and Professor Robbie McDonald. Liam Lysaght is Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre in Waterford Ireland where Read More

  • Go Wild Nature Camps

    18th January 2018

    Here is a short video highlight the Go Wild Nature Camps were delivered for the first time as part of Heritage Week 2017 in County Galway! The Go Wild Nature Camps aimed Read More

  • VWT Newsletter December 2017

    6th December 2017

    This issue of our newsletter includes highlights from the first ever Autumn Swarming Bat Conference and the final phase of pine marten translocations to mid Wales. We also hear from the staff working Read More

  • Annual Report published

    19th July 2017

    The Vincent Wildlife Trust’s Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2016 has been published. This report outlines our achievements in 2016, explains our governance arrangements and outlines our future plans. The VWT’s Read More