Leaflets

  • A guide to identifying evidence of pine martens in Wales

    This guide gives an overview of the pine marten in Wales and shows how to identify pine marten fields signs. This leaflet also provides information on the ways that you can help monitor the pine marten population in Wales; for example, hosting a camera trap, den box or hair tube.


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  • Introduction to the Pine Marten

    An introduction to the pine marten. Including an overview of its history and current status in Britain, ecology and behaviour, pine martens and the law, and The Vincent Wildlife Trust’s work with the species.


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  • Pine Marten Recovery Project Leaflet (Bilingual)

    The Vincent Wildlife Trust (VWT), with its 30-year history of pine marten research, is currently boosting Wales’ struggling marten population. Following an extensive feasibility study and consultation with local landowners and communities, 20 pine martens were caught in Scotland and released into an area of mid-Wales in autumn 2015.


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  • Managing forest and woodlands for pine martens

    This leaflet aims to provide guidance on how to assess and minimise potential impacts of forest operations on the pine marten and recommend a set of measures to benefit martens that can be used by forest managers and owners. It also includes information about the legal protection of martens and contact details for further advice.


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  • How to exclude pine martens from game and poultry pens (Scotland)

    This leaflet provides information on practical steps you can take to protect game and domestic fowl from pine martens. Details are provided on preventative methods such as line wire and overhang electric fencing and pop holes. Guidance is also given on making hen houses marten-proof.


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  • Living with Pine Martens

    A guide to the pine marten in Scotland, including information on predation of poultry and game birds, denning in buildings and steps to take to exclude a non-breeding pine marten from a house. It also provides advice on how to prevent pine marten’s taking up residence in your property.


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  • How to exclude pine martens from game and poultry pens (Ireland)

    This leaflet provides information on practical steps you can take to protect game and domestic fowl from pine martens. Details are provided on preventative methods such as line wire and overhang electric fencing and pop holes. Guidance is also given on making hen houses marten-proof.


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