Mammal Society Science Officer Frazer Coomber writes: On Friday 26 July I joined Philippa (Pip) Mountjoy and a small group of volunteers at the BTO Nunnery offices in Thetford. The event was a training workshop to introduce volunteers to the Shifting Sands project, as well as to the Mammal … [Read more...] about Frazer and Mammal Mapper visit the Brecks
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Mammal Society Science Officer Frazer Coomber writes: We were recently contacted by Philippa Mountjoy of East Anglia’s Shifting Sands project. Shifting Sands is one of nineteen nationwide Back from the Brink conservation programmes which aims to save 20 animal, plant and fungi species from … [Read more...] about Mammal Mapper and Shifting Sands
NEW Mammal Mapper Surveying the UK's mammal populations Watch our latest Mammal Mapper video, narrated by Mammal Society patron Zeb Soanes What is Mammal Mapper? Mammal Mapper is a FREE app that has been designed to enable you to record signs and sightings … [Read more...] about Mammal Mapper
We're taking part in The 2.6 Challenge and we'd love it if you could support us! When? The Challenge kicks off on 26 April, the original date of the Virgin London Marathon before it was postponed. What? We’re asking you to take part in any activity of your choice on 26 April based around the … [Read more...] about Take on The 2.6 Challenge and help raise funds for the Mammal Society!
Are you a mammologist looking for something to take your mind off being stuck at home? This may well be for you. Our new Mammal Atlas is now out, but just how do we go about putting dots on maps? Each record must be confirmed as being correct. This can be a straightforward process for some species, … [Read more...] about Britain’s mammal experts we need your help!
Mammals are notoriously difficult to record and British ones are no exception. Yet knowing where species are, and how they are doing, is critical for wildlife conservation. A new book, which has just been published by British wildlife charity the Mammal Society, maps the distribution of both … [Read more...] about New Atlas shows changing distribution of Britain’s mammals
This Sunday 8th March 2020 is International Women's Day and to celebrate, we thought you might like to know more about a few of the women behind the Mammal Society... Hilary Conlan, Mammal News Magazine Editor I am the editor of the Mammal News. This came about when the previous editor said … [Read more...] about Women of the Mammal Society
Dreaming of dormice by Lorna Griffiths Adorable, big-eyed, sleepy furball or grumpy, bitey, snarly furball: which would you choose? Me, I chose both. It all began back in 2008 when I happened upon a flyer pinned to a noticeboard “The Lincolnshire Dormouse Group Needs You”. I took down the details, … [Read more...] about Mammal Week 2019 – Dormice