Get a licence to take shrews to ring or mark them, or for scientific or educational purposes (licence GL01).
This licence allows you to trap and mark shrews for scientific or educational purposes. You need to have experience and knowledge of trapping shrews to use this licence.
There’s no need to apply for this general licence but you must follow its conditions - you’ll find these in the licence document.
Use form GL01 Annex to report any shrew deaths while using this licence to Natural England. Send the completed form to email@example.com.