…few of its hairs. Volunteers must visit each feeder box in their tetrad four times during the survey period. They’ll refill the box with fresh bait, collect the hair sample and replace the sticky tab. It’s pretty straightforward! The hair samples are then returned to Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels for analysis.   Survey how-to videos          … […]

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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   Survey volunteers All… […]

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The Team

Our Team For general enquiries, please go to the Contact Us page. Alternatively, you can email us at If you would prefer to speak to someone on the phone, please call the Scottish Wildlife Trust reception desk on 0131 312 7765. If your query is about an injured or abandoned red squirrel the best people to contact is the […]

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