Time to celebrate 30 years of the National Dormouse Monitoring Programme: https://ptes.org/campaigns/dormice/surveying-and-monitoring-hazel-dormice/national-dormouse-monitoring-programme-ndmp/
Time to take a walk and go nut-hunting for hazel nuts opened by dormice. And please record them here: https://ptes.org/campaigns/dormice/surveying-and-monitoring-hazel-dormice/national-dormouse-database-ndd/
And time to consider and think about the fact that numbers of the hazel dormice have declined by 52% since 1995.
We still have them in Cornwall and in several of our project parishes. This week and next, a few of us will be checking dormouse nest boxes (under license) and will report on what we find.