Coronavirus: Temporary suspension of SSRS non-essential volunteer work

…through the Community Hub Grey Squirrel Control Group documents, or by contacting your local Community Engagement Officer or Conservation Officer. We ask those continuing with voluntary control work to keep abreast of any further changes in the Scottish Government’s coronavirus advice and please ensure compliance with coronavirus restrictions in your local authority area by visiting https://www.gov.scot/coronavirus-covid-19/.   Survey volunteers All… […]

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A lucky escape!

…to see this- watch it right to the end! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZXZfnzXA4E This footage was caught just after 6am in early May. It clearly shows a tawny owl swoop in and land on the tree just above where the squirrel was. Amazing! Now what we don’t know is what the tawny owl was up to. It may well have been sizing up… […]

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News: Record participation in national squirrel survey

…to run the Great Scottish Squirrel Survey for the second time, and the survey is expected to be carried out again in autumn 2021. Sightings can be reported year-round but this concentrated campaign provides valuable data and understanding of both red and grey squirrel distribution changes, helping focus conservation efforts on the areas where red squirrels are most under threat…. […]

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Contact Us

Contact Us To contact Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels, please fill out the form below. To contact a specific staff member, visit our project team page. If you would prefer to speak to someone on the phone, please call the Scottish Wildlife Trust reception desk on 0131 312 7765. Alternatively, you can email us at squirrels@scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk Join our mailing list to… […]

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Busy breeding

…onwards sibling groups of juveniles venturing out and playing together, often during the day   WHAT YOU CAN DO If you find an ill or injured squirrel or young in need of help, contact the SSPCA who can care for them. If you are lucky enough to spot squirrel families or young ones venturing out, registering your sightings, and sharing… […]

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