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  • 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

  • PMRP Newsletter 2017

    13th June 2017

    The Pine Marten Recovery Project Newsletter for 2017 has been published. Here you can read the latest news from the project, including the survival and territorial establishment of the pine martens recently Read More

  • Pine marten population assessment

    8th June 2017

    In the first half of 2016 the VWT took part in the Pine Marten Population Assessment. This study was funded by the National Parks and Wildlife Service and conducted under the leadership Read More