Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels



National Tree Week

Since 1975, National Tree Week has encouraged us to enjoy and respect our beautiful surroundings and appreciate all the services that trees and woods bring to us.  This is the best time of year for tree planting, so get out there and help our red squirrels by planting good food trees for them. … read more

Feeding 'Belinda' the red squirrel

This fantastic video, shot by Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels supporter Peter Trimming, shows a red squirrel in south Scotland (nicknamed 'Belinda') taking a hazelnut from Peter's hand.

Who's who? A guide to squirrel ID

Red squirrel on osprey nest at Loch of the Lowes (c) Scottish Wildlife Trust How many different red squirrels are visiting your garden, park or wood? Have you ever tried to distinguish and identify them? Well, here’s how you can - why not give it a try this winter? … read more

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