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Winter Catch-up: The Wildlife Skills Trainees

November has flown by with all of the trainees busy with a variety of tasks and projects. Here are some of our highlights from this past month: 910 more words

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Dormousing: November 2015

After the bumper crop of plump dormice in October, I was looking forward to seeing if they would still be around in November. My first attempt had to be abandoned at the last minute due to rain. 244 more words


October 2015 Survey


Our October survey in Cheshire went very well. We found six dormice which is the best autumn count we’ve had since 2012. Three were adults and three appeared to be juveniles, so they are still breeding. 42 more words

How was 2014 for dormice in Surrey?

This article is adapted from one that I wrote for the spring/summer issue of the Surrey Dormouse Group (SDG) newsletter, and is reproduced here with their kind permission. 567 more words

Weeks 18 & 19: Rain-dodging and a Dormouse Surprise!

So the last two weeks – I’ll be honest – have been a bit tough mentally, as the nights have drawn in and it’s been feeling like the end of the day at just 2 o’clock in the afternoon everything seems to have become sluggish and tiring. 856 more words

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Sumo dormouse

I was buzzing all weekend thanks to a remarkable dormouse box check on Saturday. Firstly, we found five dormice – as many as we’ve seen in total for the rest of the year. 347 more words