Southwest Cheshire Dormouse Project

October 16, 2017
October 16, 2017 FACE

Hunters (who can be landowners) help landowners to connect 32 km of hedgerow and woodland habitat and to manage it in favourable conditions to allow dormice and other species to move in response of the climate change. They also check the dormouse boxes for evidence of summer/autumn nests (whilst the mice themselves are asleep in leaf little over winter).

Country: United Kingdom
Cheshire West and Chester, a local government area in England
Starting date:
Species: Dormouse (Muscardinus Avellanarius)
Species characteristics: Huntable species,Protected species
Type of actions: Management of habitats and wildlife, Research and data collection, Communication
Leading partners: The Peoples Trust for Endangered Species Wildlife Trust Zoo West and Chester Council

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