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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Publications

…Spring Survey Report 2016 Spring Survey Report 2015 Spring Survey Report 2014 Spring Survey Report 2013 Spring Survey Report 2012 Spring Survey Report   Newsletters Autumn 2021 Summer 2021 Spring 2021 Winter 2020   Stakeholders Stakeholder Toolkit Great Scottish Squirrel Survey toolkit Landowner support Forestry Grant Scheme Support Squirrelpox Action in the Central Lowlands Toolkit   Visit our youtube channel… […]

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Can red squirrels weather the storm?

…if a drey was destroyed they wouldn’t become homeless overnight. Of course, it is entirely possible that some red squirrels (and other wildlife) have been harmed as a result of Storm Arwen and Storm Barra, although measuring this would be a very difficult task. Certainly some sources of food will have been lost. However, we can take comfort knowing just… […]

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Login / Register

…Log In Username: Password: Keep me signed in Log In Register Lost Password If you would like to volunteer to help us, and to join one of the many regional Volunteer Groups we run, then please Register your details on this site if you have not already done so. For more information please check out our Frequently Asked Questions page…. […]

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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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This Year's Sightings