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Title of the project

Green Shoots North Wales pine marten survey


Survey for the presence of pine marten in North Wales

BASC members submitted surveys detailing whether they had seen pine marten on their shoot.

BASC conducted the survey and hunters submitted their responses


surveys highlighted three possible shoots where pine martens are most likely to be found due to the fact they had been seen on this land.


Country United Kingdom
Level National

Habitat Types

Farmland, Forest/Woodland, Scrub/Grassland, Wetland, Coastal, Island, Mountains, Suburban

Protection status of the areas

Natura 2000, Emerald Network, Ramsar, Regional protected area, National protected area, Areas with voluntary or mandatory hunting ban, Hunting reserve, No protection status


Species Caracteristics Protected species
Species Type Mammals, Generalist predators
Name(s) of main species Martes martes - pine marten

Conservation action(s)

Research and data collection (e.g. monitoring, bag data)


Leading partners BASC (https://basc.org.uk/)