The Scottish Mink Initiative aims to create a 20,000 sq km safe haven for native wildlife in rural Tayside, Aberdeenshire, Moray, the Cairngorms and the Highlands. The initiative aims to protect native wildlife, such as water voles, ground nesting birds and economically important populations of salmon and game birds.
There are five full time members of staff - four locally based Mink Control Officers who recruit and coordinate volunteer effort and a Coordinator who oversees the day to day running of the project:
Project Coordinator: Hollie Walker 07825 183 037 firstname.lastname@example.org
Aberdeenshire: Sarah Atkinson 07825 180 319 email@example.com
Cairngorms & Moray: Cat Robinson 07825 185 178 firstname.lastname@example.org
North Tayside: Ann-Marie MacMaster 07825 186 043 email@example.com
Highland: Gunnar Scholtz 07825 184 080 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Deveron,Bogie & Isla Fisheries Trust along with the Cromarty Firth Fisheries Trust are taking on the project within their areas:
Deveron, Bogie & Isla: Alastair Fenn 07850 328 382 email@example.com
Cromarty Firth, Black Isle & Kyle of Sutherland: Meryl Norris 07828 140 392 firstname.lastname@example.org
PHD Student from the University of Aberdeen
West Coast (Kyle of Lochalsh & Gairloch): Elaine Fraser 07801 953 436 email@example.com
If you are keen to volunteer with the project please contact your relevant project officer.