Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust, The Vincent Wildlife Trust, and the Forestry Commission, are collaborating on a pioneering project to explore the feasibility of reintroducing pine martens to the Forest of Dean, with the support of Forest Holidays and the Woodland Trust.

An introduction to pine martens and an overview of the feasibility study:

All pine marten images are (c) Bill Cuthbert or Karl Franz.

The conservation reasons for a reintroduction:


What would a reintroduction look like?


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