Otter - Adrian Hinchliffe
The Suffolk Mammal Group is a specialist group within Suffolk Wildlife Trust, the group developed from the Suffolk Badger Group which was established by Margaret Grimwade in the early 1980s. The Suffolk Mammal Group is also affiliated to The Mammal Society.
The Suffolk Mammal Group aims to "Promote the study and conservation of wild mammals in Suffolk".
In order to achieve this aim it will:
work to raise the awareness of wild mammals in Suffolk
survey and monitor mammal distribution and abundence, and identify changes
organise training in field identification and survey methods
provide local knowledge and advice to help mammals in Suffolk
work in partnership with other relevant groups, such as the Suffolk Bat Group and the Essex and Suffolk Dormouse Group
provide a forum for those interested in mammals in Suffolk
There are currently three specialist sections operating within the Suffolk Mammal Group. For more infomation please contact the section co-ordinator.
Badgers. Contact Adrian Hinchliffe: email@example.com
Otters. Contact Richard Woolnough: firstname.lastname@example.org
Small mammals. Contact Simone Bullion: email@example.com
Spend an evening badger watching in our badger hide - click here for more information
Training - the Group run a number of training events throughout the year. Please click here for more information
Support the Group
If you would like to join the Suffolk Mammal Group please click here or contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Supporters of the Group are asked to make a minimum donation of £5 per year.
The Suffolk Mammal Group is coordinated by a Working Group that is elected each year at the Annual Meeting to which all supporters of the Suffolk Mammal Group are invited. The Working Group for 2014/15 is:
Martin Hancock (Chair)
Dennis Kell (Treasurer)
Julie Durrant (Secretary)
Adrian Hinchliffe (Badger Coordinator)
Richard Woolnough (Otter Coordinator)
|Suffolk Naturalist Society||www.sns.org.uk|
|Suffolk Biological Records Centre||www.suffolkbrc.org.uk|
|Suffolk Bat Group||www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/suffolkbatgroup|
Recordings of mammal sightings can be input into iRecord which can be accessed through the Suffolk Biological Records Centre website. These records help build up a picture of mammal distribution throughout the county.