We’re helping it happen

…the competition was tough. Alongside us in the conservation category was the Tweed Foundation with their important salmon monitoring programme, and Whitmuir Estate, who use robust biological recording to inform their land management decisions. Both would have been very worthy winners, so when our project name was announced it took a few seconds to register what was happening! Project Manager… […]

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If you’re having trouble logging in because you’ve forgotten your password you can set a new one here. Please fill in the username or email address that you used to register with in the box below. We will send you an email which contains a link to a special page on this website that will let you choose a new… […]

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Sprinting Winter Squirrels

…kind of close attendance, courtship and outright flirting by the males may be necessary to stimulate the female to begin her breeding cycle. When females come into season, they are thought to release a scent which is pleasant to the males. The male then attempts to get the female’s attention by approaching the the female’s drey in the early morning,… […]

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Activities

to bring the mask to life. Download our printable mask template below: DOWNLOAD Make salt dough squirrels Salt dough squirrels are great fun to make and you get to play with them afterwards! To get started you’ll need plain flour, salt, water, a baking tray lined with baking paper, an oven or airing cupboard, paintbrushes, acrylic paint and varnish. An… […]

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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 Join our mailing list to […]

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News: Red letter day – Plean’s first red squirrel entered home through letterbox

…reds to recolonise. Mr Higgins added: “I’m just so happy to see a red squirrel in this area. I can’t say for sure how he got into my house, but only way I can think of is through the letter box.” People can report sightings of both red and grey squirrels on the Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels website, scottishsquirrels.org.uk. The… […]

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News: Perthshire residents on red alert after grey squirrel sightings in Aberfeldy

…squirrels at scottishsquirrels.org.uk is one of the simplest ways for people to help support one of Scotland’s most loved, and most threatened, species. Each sighting enables Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels to target efforts to protect local red squirrels as well as those still thriving across Scotland’s northern regions. The grey squirrel can be identified from its native cousin, the red… […]

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This Year's Sightings