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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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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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Wild Caras-Severin; a wildlife reality show!

Caras-Severin – A wildlife reality show! Caras-Severin; a wildlife reality show! By Tomos Williams Wild Caras-Severin is an organisation that has been founded to “bring people nearer to their neighbors from the wilderness” explains co-founder Daniel Schinteie who describes the area as “mountainous with a thick forest cover. We have some of the last old growth beech …

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Fossa - Inspire Wildlife

Emily Stewart; Photographer, conservationist and writer

Emily Stewart; Photographer, conservationist and writer By Tomos Williams Emily Stewart supporting British hedgehogs (twitter) Can you name the birds in the trees? It was her grandparents’ knowledge of the natural world that first inspired Emily Stewart to become involved in wildlife. As she grew up, she became aware of the issues facing our wild …

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Badger on small mammal cam

Badger head meets small mammal camera trap…

    Badger head meets small mammal camera trap // Our Education Officer Helen got a little bit of surprise when collected some of the camera traps we’ve had at a school in North Wales this week. The small mammal camera, an adapted camera trap designed to give pupils close up views of the mice …

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Elephant on camera trap

Behind the Citizen Spy: Instant Wild

[su_note note_color=”#ffffff” text_color=”#34322c” radius=”5″] Behind the Spy: Instant Wild By Kat Holmes Developed by the Zoological Society of London, Instant Wild is a mobile app and website, which displays live wildlife photographs that have been instantly sent from camera traps around the world. Users view, comment on and identify the species seen in the image. …

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