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
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
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
They may not be visiting our gardens as often, but autumn is one of the busiest times of year for red squirrels. It's also the best time to get out into nature and see them in action as they prepare for the winter months ahead. … read more
It's Squirrel Appreciation Day! To celebrate, we'd love to hear about your best red squirrel encounters.
Tony Elms captured the moment he encountered this thoughtful looking red squirrel in Ellon earlier this week. Thanks for sharing with us :)
Have you been affected by the snow this week? Then spare a thought for your garden wildlife! Lots of people like to give red squirrels a helping hand when their natural food supplies are more difficult to access. Conservation Officer Alexa Seagrave has some handy advice for feeding squirrels in your garden: http://bit.ly/2DkNjIu
📷 Raymond Leinster
Want to help red squirrels in North East Scotland? We're about to launch a new volunteer network in the Mearns area, and if you're local, we need you!
Come along to our information evening on 23 January to find out more about the project, the challenges in the region and how you can get involved. Your red squirrels need you! We are setting up a squirrel group in the Mearns area as a front line to protect red squirrels across the whole of the North East region fro… [read more]