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Grassland Water Vole Ecology and Mitigation

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The Bridge,

Room - The Den

1000 Westerhouse Road

Glasgow

G34 9JW

United Kingdom

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This one day course will provide practical training on the identification of grassland (also known as fossorial) water voles field signs, survey guidelines and trapping techniques. Water voles are frequently recorded in grassland habitat across their global range, however, in the UK it has long been thought they exist exclusively in wetlands. In 2008, urban populations of water voles living in grassland patches came to light and further studies have revealed high density populations living along the M8 corridor, park and derelict sites. It is considered likely that grassland-dwelling behaviour is far more common in the UK than we previously thought. The course will include a workshop on mitigation to discuss the most up to date thinking on managing the impact of development on these populations and also a visit to a nearby site with known grassland populations of water voles.

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The Bridge,

Room - The Den

1000 Westerhouse Road

Glasgow

G34 9JW

United Kingdom

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