Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels

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Seeing Red!

12364220544_87129fa0a4_o Some lucky folk out there see red squirrels all the time- so here's some top tips on key things to report back to us at SSRS. … read more

A pleasant surprise in an urban trap...

A good news story from Aberdeen, where red squirrels continue to re-colonise the city.  … read more

Spotting the elusive Scottish Red Squirrel

DSCF5983 If you've yet to set eyes on a Scottish Red Squirrel, here's a wee guide to help increase your chances!  … read more

The Do's and Don't's of Feeding Squirrels

511A0587 Do you regularly feed red squirrels? Read on for a few top tips on best practise from the team at SSRS. … read more

Fed Up With Feederboxes? No Way!

Squirrel in feeder box (c) Katrina Martin, 2020VISION Lorna Hutchison, Volunteer Project Assistant for Argyll and the Trossachs, tells us about her role in this season's squirrel monitoring. … read more

The Spring Moult

Red squirrels moulting into their summer coat can look a bit alarming at times- learn more about the moult and what to do if you are concerned by a squirrel with patchy fur. … read more

New Frontiers for Volunteers

OrphanHillNM Lorna Hutchison, new volunteer for the Argyll & Trossachs project area, tells us the reasons she has recently started volunteering for the project. … read more

This year's sightings

 
 
 

Programme leaders

Scottish Wildlife Trust Forestry Commission Scottish Land and Estates
 
Scottish Natural Heritage Red Squirrel Survival Trust RSPB