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November pine marten programme update

The latest from the camera traps… By Ed Snell, Yorkshire Pine Marten Project Officer As we move through autumn into winter, we start to see less activity on our camera traps as the wildlife that inhabits the forests of the North York Moors starts to batten down the hatches for winter. We’re yet to see …

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Help us ID images with MammalWeb

Help us ID thousands of images from the Yorkshire Pine Marten Support Programme As of this week, you will be able to play an important role the Yorkshire Pine Marten Support Programme by identifying species in our camera trap photos through MammalWeb. MammalWeb is an online platform for ID of species in camera trap images …

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Pine marten update – Over 50 camera traps deployed…

By Ed Snell, Yorkshire Pine Marten Project Officer Over 30 volunteers are now involved in the project, setting cameras and placing (smelly!) bait… 4 months in to our new Heritage Lottery funded pine marten project, the Yorkshire Pine Marten Support Programme, and our excellent volunteer team have been making the most of the good weather! Our …

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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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Pine marten in Yorkshire

New 3 year project for pine marten in Yorkshire

Heritage Lottery Fund support to uncover secrets of pine marten on the North York Moors. Rare and elusive pine marten will be the focus of a new 3 year project on the North York Moors, thanks to a grant of over £66,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). Made possible thanks to money raised by …

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Red Squirrel finds pine marten an ally in fight against greys

Pine marten an ally in red squirrel fight

New evidence of pine marten helping red squirrel populations to rebound in the UK Researchers have discovered a fascinating link between pine marten and red squirrel behaviours that could help red squirrel numbers to rebound, while supressing invasive grey squirrel populations… Photo © Peter Trimming (cc-by-sa/2.0) Researchers from University of Aberdeen have been exploring the effects …

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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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First ever images of pine marten in Yorkshire, by NatureSpy

NatureSpy find the Yorkshire pine marten!

First ever images of pine marten in Yorkshire The first ever images of a pine marten living in Yorkshire have been captured. A single male pine marten was captured by NatureSpy on a wildlife camera trap on Forestry Commission land on the North York Moors. This is the first confirmed record of pine marten in …

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Yorkshire Pine Marten Project Camera trap highlights

Latest Yorkshire Pine Marten Project Highlights

    Back to Yorkshire Pine Marten Project New volunteers get to grips with camera traps Volunteers after a 7 mile hike setting up camera traps to look for pine marten. Camera traps are again out on the North York Moors looking for pine marten – helped by new volunteers.  4 more volunteers have joined the …

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