How to get involved
An annual publication, RAS News, is produced and sent to all ringers involved with the project. It includes up-to-date information about the project and will act as a forum for the exchange of information between ringers. For further information about RAS please contact the ras [at] bto.org at BTO.
Retrapping Adults for Survival is funded by a partnership of the BTO, the Joint Nature Conservation Committee on behalf of the statutory nature conservation bodies (Natural England, Natural Resources Wales, Scottish Natural Heritage and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, Northern Ireland. It is also part of the BTO Ringing Scheme which is funded by the BTO /JNCC Partnership, The National Parks and Wildlife Service (Ireland) and the ringers themselves.
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