Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels

Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels

 

Volunteer to help red squirrels in 2018

59 red squirrel-3489 (c) Steve Gardner square Could 2018 be the year you take action for your local wildlife? The Glenkens Red Squirrel Group is looking for volunteers to help them protect their red squirrels, and there’s lots you can do to get involved in other project areas too. … read more

A red squirrel treasure hunt

Pinecones2 (c) Elana Bader Did you ever pick up pinecones when you were little? Maybe you still do! Here at Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels we’re always keeping one eye to the ground, because even when red squirrels are being elusive, they might be leaving clues behind. … read more

  • 30th Nov 2017, by Gill Hatcher
  • Blog

New sightings signal red squirrels’ return to Aberdeen city parks and gardens

128 Feeder Box-4 (c) Raymond Leinster square For the first time in many years, red squirrels have been spotted at Aberdeen’s James Hutton Institute and near the University of Aberdeen— a promising sign that this charismatic species is making a comeback in the city.  … read more

  • 15th Nov 2017, by Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels
  • News

Local update: getting into the squirrel spirit

201710 Balmaha square Conservation Officer Mary-Anne Collis gives us an update on what’s been happening in Argyll, Trossachs and Stirlingshire. … read more

  • 10th Nov 2017, by Mary-Anne Collis
  • Blog

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This year's sightings

 
 
 

Project partners 

Scottish Wildlife Trust Forestry Commission Scottish Land and Estates
 
Scottish Natural Heritage Red Squirrel Survival Trust RSPBHeritage Lottery Fund

 

 

 

Recent squirrel sightings

 

 

Seen a red or grey squirrel recently? Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels needs your help. Please report your squirrel sighting using our dedicated online sightings page. This will help us get a clear picture of red and grey squirrel distribution across Scotland.

Report a squirrel sighting now!