National Mammal Week is organised by the Mammal Society as a celebration and awareness week of mammals and their conservation in the UK. This year's dates are the 21st-29th October. So what happens during National Mammal Week? You can check out our diary for mammal themed events to … [Read more...] about National Mammal Week is here!
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The Mammal Society has joined a coalition of ten environmental and outdoor organisations calling for action by the Scottish Government to introduce urgent safeguards for mountain hare populations. The group of organisations, which also includes; RSPB Scotland, Scottish Wildlife Trust, Scottish … [Read more...] about Mammal Society joins appeal to safeguard of mountain hare populations in Scotland
For immediate release Join in the Mammal Society’s annual hunt for Easter Bunnies and Mad March Hares this Easter weekend. The Mammal Society is appealing for the public to record sightings of rabbits and hares and help target conservation efforts in the UK. Both rabbits and hares are a regular … [Read more...] about Hare today gone tomorrow: can you tell your mad march hare from your Easter bunny?
The Mammal Society’s Mammal photographer of the Year 2017 competition winners have been announced this week. Led by TV’s Wildlife film-maker and presenter Simon King, the panel of 4 judges selected the winners from a hugely competitive pool of entries from photographers across the UK, showcasing … [Read more...] about The 2017 Mammal Photographer of the Year competition winners are announced
Wildlife cameraman, naturalist and TV presenter Simon King will be delivering the opening talk at the Mammal Society’s Spring conference, to be held at Robinson College Cambridge from the 31st March – 2nd April 2016. Simon’s talk will take place on Friday 31st March at 7pm and is free and open to … [Read more...] about Simon King presents free open lecture at Mammal Society Spring Conference
Scottish Wildcat Action (SWA) and the Mammal Society are asking for people’s help in conserving our Scottish wildcats on National Cat Day which (Saturday 29 October), during National Mammal Week. These animals are one of the UK’s most endangered species with only around 300 individuals thought to … [Read more...] about Continuing to track Scottish wildcats
The Mammal Society announces National Mammal Week 2016 Mammals are some of our most charismatic and well known animals in the UK, yet they are also some of our most under recorded species. Many of our mammals are unique, for example our Scottish wildcat and grey seal, both of which are rarer than … [Read more...] about How much do you really know about your UK mammals?
Winter is nearly here and it’s time for hedgehogs to hibernate. But how have they fared this year? As part of National Mammal Week, the Mammal Society is appealing to the public to help with a new survey that will review how many hedgehogs – dead or alive – have been spotted this year. Fiona … [Read more...] about Help the Mammal Society’s Annual Hedgehog Watch
Winter is nearly here and it’s time for hedgehogs to hibernate. But how have they fared this year? As part of National Mammal Week, the Mammal Society is appealing to the public to help with a new survey that will review how many hedgehogs – dead or alive – have been spotted this year. Fiona … [Read more...] about Help our annual Hedgehog-Watch
9th October 2016 The Mammal Society, together with the Royal Society of Biology and the People's Trust for Endangered Species, have launched a poll to determine the UK's favourite mammal. A total of 101 mammal species can be found in and around the UK. Some of these species have suffered … [Read more...] about What is the UK’s favourite mammal?