The Project | Major project partners

  • People’s Trust for Endangered Species

    PTES is a UK conservation charity ensuring a future for endangered species throughout the world. Working to protect some of our most threatened wildlife species and habitats.

    We are delighted to have PTES as our major funder of this project for the next three years.

  • Chester Zoo

    Chester Zoo is a registered conservation and education charity that supports projects around the world. Through its wildlife conservation campaign, Act for Wildlife, the zoo is helping to save highly threatened species around the world from extinction.

    We are delighted to have Chester Zoo on board as partners in the project, and the expertise of the zoo’s staff in animal husbandry and welfare is a very welcome addition to the project. A team from the Zoo have built bespoke release pens for the pine martens and they joined us to set up the pens at the release sites.

  • Woodland Trust

    The Woodland Trust is the UK’s leading charity championing native woods and trees. It has over 400,000 supporters. Established in 1972, the Woodland Trust now has over 1,000 woods in its care covering approximately 20,000 hectares (50,000 acres).

    We are delighted to have the Woodland Trust on board as partners in the project, their woodland management and landscape knowledge is a very welcome addition to the project.

The Project | Project partners

  • Wildlife Vets International

    Wildlife Vets International (WVI) is a British registered charity, created in 2004 by a group of highly experienced zoo and wildlife vets to give conservation workers the specialist veterinary support and skills they need.

In addition to the above mentioned partners, we have received help in-kind from a number of other organisations including Exeter University, Forestry Commission Scotland, Scottish Natural Heritage and Natural Resources Wales for which we are immensely grateful.