Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels

Volunteers

 

Volunteers’ Week 2018

survey square 1-7 June is Volunteers’ Week, a chance to say thank you to the hundreds of volunteers who make saving Scotland’s red squirrels possible.

We asked two of our spring survey volunteers to tell us more about their experience, including the highlights (and challenges!) of monitoring squirrel populations in Scotland. … read more

Spring into survey time

feeder box square It’s February and preparations are well underway for the 2018 squirrel survey. Conservation Officer Alexa Seagrave explains what the survey is all about and why spring is such a great time to get outdoors and look for squirrels. … read more

Volunteer to help red squirrels in 2018

59 red squirrel-3489 (c) Steve Gardner square 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

Community action in Galloway

Peter Garson square Peter Garson, Chair of Gatehouse Squirrel Group and Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels volunteer, tells us about how he and his local community are working to ensure red squirrels continue to have a home in Dumfries & Galloway. … 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

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

 
 
 

Project partners 

Scottish Wildlife Trust Forestry Commission Scottish Land and Estates
 
Scottish Natural Heritage Red Squirrel Survival Trust RSPBHeritage Lottery Fund