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

  A series of digitally guided walking routes have been launched by the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels project to help visitors and locals discover more about one of the country’s most iconic yet threatened mammals.   Known for their red squirrel populations, the selected sites will provide an opportunity for a wild encounter whilst learning more about… […]

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Can red squirrels weather the storm?

…bigger question is, if these extreme weather events become more and more common, will they begin to have a serious impact on red squirrel populations? Our lead project partner the Scottish Wildlife Trust is calling on the Scottish Government to urgently scale up action to tackle the nature and climate crises together. Add your voice by signing the petition here…. […]

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Resources

…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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Community Hub

Welcome to the Community Hub Community action is the key to the long-term survival of Scotland’s red squirrels. The Hub is a space for our supporters and volunteers to keep up to date with the project and connect with like-minded people working to protect local red squirrel populations. Registered users can keep track of their squirrel sightings, and join a… […]

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The Team

…Assistant Conservation Officer Area covered: South West Scotland vchanin@scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk   Sarah Cooper Community Engagement Officer Area covered: Scottish Borders scooper@scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk Giuliana Sinclair Community Engagement Officer Area covered: South West Scotland gsinclair@scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk   Gill Hatcher Communications & Engagement Officer Area covered: Nationwide ghatcher@scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk Katie Berry Project Administrator Area covered: Nationwide kberry@scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk   Nicole Tipple Data Officer Area covered: Nationwide ntipple@scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk  … […]

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