Members are invited to attend this year’s AGM which will be held via MS teams on Monday 7th February from 7.30pm. This year’s guest speaker will be Lorna Griffiths, Chair of Nottinghamshire Dormouse Group.
If you would like to attend, please contact email@example.com by Friday 4th February to register.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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 email@example.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.
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- firstname.lastname@example.org
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).
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.
Please complete and fill in the booking form here to reserve your place:
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.
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
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.