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Title of the project

Green Shoots in North Wales Dormouse Project


Facilitate an increase in the Dormouse population of North Wales

Follow up records of Dormouse presence provided by BASC members. Install nest boxes in promising woodland and check them at least twice a year.

The project is managed by BASC and hunters volunteer.


Country United Kingdom
Level Local
Region North Wales

Habitat Types

Forest/Woodland, Scrub/Grassland 

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
Name(s) of main species Dormouse - Muscardinus avellanarius

Conservation action(s)

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


Leading partners BASC (https://basc.org.uk/)
Other partners People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) (https://ptes.org/)North Wales Wildlife Trust (http://www.northwaleswildlifetrust.org.uk/)