15. Lower Colne Mink control

Aims: Control invasive non-native species; Improve wildlife corridors

Water body: All watercourses
Project description

American Mink monitoring and control for the benefit of Water Voles and other native wildlife.

Working with local partners, landowners and volunteers to install a series of Mink monitoring rafts around the River Colne and associated waters. These will be used to determine presence or absence of American Mink in the area and allow for their removal with a view to promoting the spread of the Water Vole throughout the catchment.

Herts & Middlesex Widlife Trust are leading on the area north of Denham Country Park. BBOWT are leading on the area south of Denham Country Park.


Project lead: BBOWT, Herts & Mddx Wildlife Trust
Project partners: London Wildlife Trust
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Project start: Feb 2015
Project end: Ongoing
Funding source: BBO Water Vole Recovery Project

Design by LTD Design Consultants and build by Garganey Consulting. From an original concept by the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust.