Dormouse Ecology and Conservation Training Course

This years training course will be held on MS Teams over three evenings- Monday 8th, 15th and 22nd March 2021, 19:00- 21:00.

If you would like to register, please complete the attached form and make payment using the details attached.

If you were previously signed up to the course in 2020 which was cancelled, you would have been contacted regarding carrying over your registration.

Dormouse training event 2021 Flier March 2021.

Dormouse training event booking form March 2021

Dates for your Diary

Annual General Meeting

Tuesday 9th February at 7.30pm via MS Teams. This will include an update to the year as well as an introduction to the Countryside Survey and how to get involved. If you would like to attend, please sign up by emailing hampshiredormousegroup@gmail.com

Dormouse Ecology and Conservation Training Course

To be held over three evenings on MS Teams- 8th, 15th and 22nd March. Look out for details coming up soon on how to sign up.

Membership Renewals

We would like to thank you for your continued support throughout the last year, in what has been a difficult time for everyone. It is that time of year when we are asking for membership renewals.

Please could you transfer fees directly to the bank using the details below:

Bank: Co-operative Bank

Account No. 65717846

Sort Code: 08-92-99

Membership is £10 for individual members, £15 for household membership. Please email hampshiredormousegroup@gmail.com to let us know you’ve paid. If payment is not received by 1st March 2021, we will assume you no longer wish to continue your membership.

Anyone who joined the group from 1st July 2020 does not need to renew their membership until next year.

Thank you again for your support.

Dormouse Ecology and Conservation Course Postponed.

Unfortunately, given the current situation with COVID-19, we’ve made the decision to postpone the Dormouse Ecology and Conservation course, which was due to take place on 20-21st April.

We will hope to run this course again later in the year, and will keep you updated when we have a new date.

For now, we will be offering refunds to those who have already booked on- Please get in touch with Alison- alisonhogan22@btinternet.com

Dormouse Ecology and Conservation Training Course

Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st April 2020, 6pm-9pm. Sparsholt College, Winchester.

This popular training course is split over two evenings, and is ideal for those with either a general interest in Dormice or those looking to work towards their dormouse licence. The course includes an introduction to relevant legislation, dormouse identification and life cycles, as well as survey techniques, practical habitat management and the National Dormouse Monitoring Programme.

Use the form below to book your place. Members- £30, Non Members- £40 (to include 1 year’s membership).

Dormouse Training Event Flier 2020  

HDG Booking Form – Dormouse Ecology and Conservation Course – April 2020

 

Dormouse Ecology and Conservation Training Course- April 2019

 

Hampshire Dormouse Group are holding a training event for members and non members this April on dormouse ecology and conservation. This event will take place over two evenings, and will cover relevant legislation, dormouse identification and life cycles, as well as survey techniques, dormouse conservation and habitat management.

Dormouse Conservation and Ecology Training Course April 2019

Please complete and fill in the booking form here to reserve your place:

HDG Booking Form – Dormouse Ecology and Conservation Course – April 2019

Dormouse Ecology and Conservation Training Course 2017

HDG will  be running a training course on dormouse ecology and conservation this November over two evenings at Sparshlot College near Winchester on Monday 27th November and Tuesday 28th November. It will be an ideal course for those with either a general interest in dormice as well as those looking to work towards their dormice handling licence. For further details and booking information please click on the below links:

 

It is open to both members and non – members and we look forward to seeing you there.

We are pleased to announce that the Hampshire Dormouse Group is organising a members only trip to the Briddlesford Copse on the Isle of Wight on Friday 21st July 2017. For further details, please see the attached flyer.

Information on how to book your space will follow shortly.

 

Briddlesford Dormouse Weekend – 21/22 May 2016

The next dormouse check at Briddlesford Reserve on the Isle of Wight is on the 21st/22nd May.

It is a great opportunity to gain dormouse survey experience and an enjoyable weekend in the woodland.

Would any unlicensed members of the HDG like to come?

There would be costs for food, accommodation and travel but the weekend itself is free.

This is a rare opportunity as spaces are usually booked up well in advance, so please let us know if you are interested in coming along via the contact us page.

Joanne and Ian

How to survey inactive dormice

Peoples Trust for Endangered Species have a new series of useful dormouse training videos that can be found on their website here. The eighth in the series looks at how to survey inactive dormice in torpor.

How to survey young dormice

Peoples Trust for Endangered Species have a new series of useful dormouse training videos that can be found on their website here. The seventh in the series looks at how to survey young dormice.

How to check a nest box with multiple active dormice

Peoples Trust for Endangered Species have a new series of useful dormouse training videos that can be found on their website here. The sixth in the series looks at how to check a nest box with multiple active dormice.

How to weigh and record dormice

Peoples Trust for Endangered Species have a new series of useful dormouse training videos that can be found on their website here. The fifth in the series looks at how to weigh and record dormice.