Red Squirrel Rambles

…the forests of Dumfries and Galloway in an interactive app that will guide you on your adventure. Explore with the opportunity of wild encounters, discover more about red squirrels, complete challenges and collect tokens as you go. And of course, if you see a squirrel while walking, we want to hear about it!   Download a Red Squirrel Ramble today… […]

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News: Take a red squirrel ramble with new digital walking routes

…the species, their habitat and efforts to protect them. The ‘Red Squirrel Ramble’ trails guide walkers through ancient and historic woodlands, as well as scenic areas where red squirrels have made a recent comeback thanks to conservation efforts. Interactive walks are available at Hazlehead Park in Aberdeen, Atholl Estates’ Glen Tilt in Blair Atholl, RSPB Scotland’s Loch Lomond Reserve and… […]

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South Scotland

…science by taking part in our spring surveys Help prevent the spread of squirrelpox by cleaning your garden feeders regularly with anti-viral solution Share your enthusiasm with others by volunteering at our events Support red squirrel conservation through fundraising Take action for red squirrels by joining our trap-loan scheme Volunteering with Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels is a fantastic way to… […]

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Privacy Policy

…us to improve what we do. Confidentiality All complaint information will be handled sensitively, in line with relevant data protection requirements. Responsibility Overall responsibility for this policy and its implementation lies with the Scottish Wildlife Trust Chief Executive. Information Commissioner’s Office For further assistance with complaints regarding your data, please contact the Information Commissioner’s Office, whose remit covers the UK…. […]

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Join the community: introducing our new website

…Red Squirrels online Community Hub. Made possible thanks to National Lottery Players, the Community Hub is an online space where registered users can connect with both the project and other local squirrel enthusiasts. It’s also a tool to help people get more involved in red squirrel volunteering. Anyone can sign up and make an account, and there are different uses… […]

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Great Scottish Squirrel Survey

online sightings map. We anticipate that the data collected during the Great Scottish Squirrel Survey will be verified, collated and published by December 2021. View 2020 Great Scottish Squirrel Survey Results   Share your stories Share your Great Scottish Squirrel Survey photos and stories with us by using the hashtag #GreatScottishSquirrelSurvey. Don’t forget to follow us on twitter and facebook… […]

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Argyll, Trossachs & Stirling

…surveys Take action for red squirrels by joining our trap-loan scheme Volunteering with Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels is a fantastic way to connect with nature and support your local area’s special native wildlife. Our volunteers are provided with the training and resources they need to participate.   Landowners Landowners in certain areas can control grey squirrels under Forestry Grant Scheme… […]

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Leaping into the future

  This week marks the official end of ‘Developing Community Action’. The past five years have gone incredibly fast! So what happens next?   Funded by National Lottery Players, ‘Developing Community Action’ saw the SSRS team expand to its largest ever staffing level, with ambitious aims to boost our engagement with local communities, build a network of skilled volunteers and,… […]

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