Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels

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Summer squirrel days

DSCF6365 Most people seem to think that taking school children into the woods getting them to cook lunch on an open campfire, then giving them axes and knives is crazy. But not at Green Aspirations. … read more

Knitadermy

image1 A guest blog from Rosy of Deeside Knitwits. Rosy and the Knitwits have recently made some truly amazing knitted red squirrels which they have gifted to SSRS. Here's a bit of background into what they do and how it all started! And if you didn't know what 'knitadermy' was, you soon will! Over to Rosy.....  … read more

See you in a few years...

photo 3 Paul McDonald, Project Officer for Argyll & the Trossachs, is very sad to be leaving the project this week. Please continue to report your sightings on this website! … read more

See you in Callander!

Last weekend I took the Squirrel stall to Blair Drummond Safari Park, this Saturday I'm off to Callander. … read more

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

This year's sightings

 
 
 

Programme leaders

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