Regional Networks

…your group’s squirrel data and documents. Once registered and signed up on the Hub, volunteers may be invited to join the private feeder box survey or grey squirrel control volunteering groups, if relevant to your volunteering role. These groups will allow you to view data from across Scotland and submit / manage your own volunteering data. View the full list… […]

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Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels

…many places, red squirrels are already making a comeback. However, there is still a lot of work to do. With your help, we can continue to protect them. Volunteer Join a local group Events Sightings Seen a squirrel? We want to hear about it! All sightings are valuable, whether they’re from your back garden or the wider countryside. View Map… […]

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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. If your query is about… […]

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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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Red squirrels and biosecurity

…than through competition alone. The red squirrel is both an iconic British species and also a delightful component of the Northern British woodland habitat. Many people are therefore keen to do what they can to help maintain their presence. Feeding stations for red squirrels in gardens and in woodlands are often provided to help the reds compete. In certain areas,… […]

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This Year's Sightings