There are more than forty species of mammal that have been recorded in Derbyshire. Details of these can be found on the Derbyshire Mammal Group website.
There are four badger groups that work in Derbyshire:
The Derbyshire Bat Conservation Group work with bat roost owners and record bat populations.
If you have an issue with bats ring the Bat Helpline on 0870 833 9212.
A number of UK and LBAP Priority Biodiversity Species have been recorded in Derbyshire:
Otter, water vole and bats are listed as local flagship species in the Derby Greenprint. Water vole and bats are listed as local flagship species in the Chesterfield Greenprint. Water vole, bats and brown hare are listed as local flagship species in the Bolsover Greenprint.
There are a number of specific mammal surveys and projects in Derbyshire
The Derbyshire Mammal Group record and monitor mammal populations.
Please send all mammal records to Debbie Alston, the County Mammal Recorder [firstname.lastname@example.org].