Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels

Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels

 

Help Solway Forests with your best red squirrel snaps

20180815_161639 The Solway Forests Red Squirrel Network, one of the newest volunteer networks to emerge in South Scotland, is raising funds and awareness through an amateur photography competition. … read more

North East towns at the forefront of efforts to save Scotland’s red squirrels

2 grey squirrel (c) Bob Coyle square Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels is urging the public to be on the lookout as recent grey squirrel sightings have been reported in crucial areas for red squirrel conservation. … read more

Images of Saving Britain’s Native Squirrel

Spring Survey - Collecting Samples (Rebecca Witt) square Earlier this year, student and wildlife photographer Rebecca Witt spent some time with Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels as part of her mission to capture Britain’s red squirrel conservation movement on camera. … read more

Volunteers’ Week 2018

survey square 1-7 June is Volunteers’ Week, a chance to say thank you to the hundreds of volunteers who make saving Scotland’s red squirrels possible.

We asked two of our spring survey volunteers to tell us more about their experience, including the highlights (and challenges!) of monitoring squirrel populations in Scotland. … read more

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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!