Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels

Inspirational

 

A lucky escape!

Sometimes trail cameras pick up some pretty unusual animal behaviour... … read more

Rusty's Release!

rusty1 Last month we blogged about the amazing story of Rusty the red squirrel. Found as a tiny kitten, he was taken into the care of two phenomenally dedicated volunteers. They then passed him to the SSPCA who have recently released a healthy fully grown Rusty into the wild. Here are a few photos of him just before he was released. … read more

The Story of Rusty the Red

rusty1 The inspiring story of two very dedicated humans and one very lucky red squirrel kitten. Rescuing and rehabilitating any wild animal is fraught with challenges and red squirrels are no exception. Here is the tail, sorry tale, of Rusty the Red! … 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

A pleasant surprise in an urban trap...

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

SSRS on the BBC!

Squirrel with nut (c) Peter Trimming Ken Neil and Nick Wright speak to school children and BBC School Radio about red and grey squirrels in Scotland.

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