Forestry Commission

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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Camera trap in the forest

Camera traps out for Yorkshire pine marten

Camera traps are back out again on the North York Moors looking for elusive pine marten, as part of NatureSpy’s Yorkshire Pine Marten Project. With the help of some fantastic volunteers, several camera traps were set up in a secret area of Forestry Commission woodland in the heart of the Moors. The camera traps will be …

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