33. Mink Control

Themes: Water Quality, Habitats and Wildlife; Status and monitoring


  • That whatever the flow level, the river and its associated habitats, including banks and floodplains, are managed to support chalk stream species
  • To monitor the status of the river and its species to gauge if its condition is improving

Project description

Montior and control invasive American mink on the River Beane as part of the Water Vole Reintroduction Project.

This project will use mink rafts to monitor, trap and remove invasive American mink from the River Beane in preparation for the reintroduction of water voles. We will require volunteer mink raft monitors as well as riparian landowners who are happy to have mink traps on their stretch of the River Beane. I you would like to volunteer for this project please contact the project lead below.


Project lead: HMWT
Project partners: RBRA
Project start: 2016
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American Mink

Design by LTD Design Consultants and build by Garganey Consulting.