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Project Officer Ed checks pine marten hair tubes

Hair tubes, chicken wings and invisible martens…

(aka pine marten DNA surveys…) By Ed Snell, Yorkshire Pine Marten Project Officer One of our objectives of the Yorkshire Pine Marten Support Programme, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, is obtain pine marten DNA so we can establish their origin and identify individual martens. There are two common ways of doing this; through analysis …

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Setting up a trail camera for pine marten in Yorkshire

Pine marten update – getting things going…

By Ed Snell, Yorkshire Pine Marten Project Officer We are now 4 weeks in to our new Heritage Lottery funded pine marten project, the Yorkshire Pine Marten Support Programme. We’ve been busy getting the project off the ground and one of our first priorities is getting trail cameras into forests in the North York Moors …

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“Brian” returns… Pine marten project update

An update from Ed Snell, our Yorkshire Pine Marten Project Co-ordinator, on the latest pine marten goings-on in Yorkshire… As we moved through the autumn we started to see changes in wildlife activity through our camera traps. Grey squirrels busy stashing nuts and seeds for winter, red deer and roe deer fawns becoming much more …

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First ever images of pine marten in Yorkshire, by NatureSpy

We did it – pine martens, national press, and next steps…

An update from Ed Snell, our Yorkshire Pine Marten Project Co-ordinator, on the project’s recent success and next steps… Four years ago NatureSpy began the Yorkshire Pine Marten Project (YPMP) with one aim in mind: Can we capture images of pine marten living in Yorkshire? Repeated anecdotal evidence suggested pine marten were living in the …

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Deescover Education – the visits so far…

Deescover Education – the visits so far… An update from Helen, our Education Officer, who has been visiting schools in North Wales as part of our Deescover project… The visits so far….. At the time of writing 6 schools within the AONB have had their first visit and 4 have had their second (which includes …

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