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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Coronavirus: Temporary suspension of SSRS non-essential volunteer work

…issuing new guidance with immediate effect.   Grey squirrel control volunteers (including both trap-hosts and dispatchers) Registered Scottish Wildlife Trust volunteers undertaking grey squirrel control are able to continue with this essential work, provided that existing guidance (issued on 11/06/2020) is adhered to and a Covid-19 Risk Assessment has been completed and reviewed. The Covid-19 Risk Assessment can be accessed… […]

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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

Our Team For general enquiries, please go to the Contact Us page. Alternatively, you can email us at squirrels@scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk. 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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This Year's Sightings