From tiny bats to prowling wildcats, all of Britain’s mammals matter. Very sadly the Mammal Society’s 2018 Review of the Population and Conservation Status of British Mammals found that 1 in 5 wild land mammals are at risk of extinction. From this review the wildlife charity created the UK’s first … [Read more...] about Get creative for conservation – National Mammal Week 2019
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With the release of the new Mammal Mapper App comes a new project for everyone to get involved with! If you have the app, enjoy walking and have access to a water course for at least 600m, then this is the perfect project for you. Find out how you can get involved here. … [Read more...] about Walk This Water Way
Sadly, hedgehog populations are now so low that we rarely see them, even squashed ones on the side of the road. However, we know that vehicles are still one of the main threats to hedgehog conservation. Together with People's Trust for Endangered Species and British Hedgehog Preservation Society … [Read more...] about Mammal Society Appeal – Are we Driving Hedgehogs to Extinction?
Small mammal wins biggest prize in this year's Mammal Photographer of the Year competition The results of the Mammal Society’s annual photography competition are in. The winner of Mammal Photographer of the Year 2019 is Roy Rimmer from Lancashire with his atmospheric photograph “Woodmouse Shut that … [Read more...] about Did someone say cheese?
National #MammalWeek is organised by the Mammal Society as a celebration and awareness week of mammals and their conservation in Great Britain. This year’s dates are Saturday 20 – Sunday 28 October (inclusive). So, what happens during National #MammalWeek? This week is a chance to raise … [Read more...] about National #MammalWeek is here! 20-28 October 2018
RESERVE YOUR PLACE TODAY! Friday 9 & Saturday 10 November 2018 Arup Offices, 8-13 Fitzroy St, Bloomsbury, London, W1T 4BQ Many mammals have been introduced to the Great Britain, most of which are thought to cause negative impacts. There are around 2000 known non-native plant … [Read more...] about Autumn Symposium – Non-native Mammals in Britain
The Mammal Society, the only organisation dedicated to the study and conservation of all mammals in Britain and Ireland, launched its new Mammal Mapper app today. The charity wants members of the public to help record when and where they see mammals. Most wild mammals, including rabbits and … [Read more...] about Call for public to help wildlife conservation
Almost one in five of British mammal species face a high risk of extinction, according to the first comprehensive review of their populations for more than 20 years launched today by The Mammal Society and Natural England. The red squirrel, wildcat and the grey long-eared bat are all listed as … [Read more...] about British mammals’ fight for survival
New research published today by Oxford University's Wildcru, in collaboration with Natural England, Mammal Society and PTES reveals that water voles remain at risk from developers. The water vole, immortalised as ‘Ratty’ in Kenneth Grahams’ Wind in the Willows was formerly a common sight on … [Read more...] about Water voles remain at risk from developers
The hedgehog is rapidly disappearing from Britain. Today the Mammal Society is calling on the public to help find out why. Hedgehogs are thought to have declined by around a third over the past 10 years, and the reasons for the decline remain largely unknown. To help solve the mystery the charity … [Read more...] about Can the hedgehog call the hedgerow home anymore?