Grey squirrel control: connecting the dots

the spread of grey squirrels. Classified as an invasive non-native species, it is widely acknowledged that targeted, landscape-scale grey squirrel population control is essential if we want to reverse the decline of Scotland’s red squirrels. It’s a huge undertaking, but fortunately there are many passionate and experienced landowners and individuals volunteering to do their bit across priority areas. At Saving… […]

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Resources

Resources Here you’ll find all the information and support you need to volunteer with Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels. We’ll be adding more content as the project progresses. All volunteers SSRS Volunteer Handbook SSRS Community Hub volunteer user guide   Community Hub how-to videos             Spring survey volunteers The survey takes place between March and April… […]

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Community Hub

…local red squirrel network to connect with others in their area. Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels volunteers can also use the Hub to access additional resources as well as submit and view data online. WATCH THE HUB USER VIDEO GUIDES DOWNLOAD THE HUB USER GUIDE PDF HUB FAQS   Join the Hub Not yet a member? Anyone can register to create… […]

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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 https://www.gov.scot/coronavirus-covid-19/.   Survey volunteers All… […]

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