Studying the life of the urban red squirrel

  Kat Fingland joined SSRS in May 2021 as the new Conservation Officer for South West Scotland. Prior to starting the role, she has spent the past five years researching the red squirrels of Formby, Merseyside, for her PhD at Nottingham Trent University, studying how red squirrels have adapted to live alongside people in urban […]

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Suspected squirrelpox cases on the Solway Coast

  Two suspected cases of squirrelpox are being investigated in the Auchencairn and Sandyhills regions of the Solway Coast in Dumfries and Galloway.   Following the retrieval of a sick red squirrel believed to be suffering from squirrelpox by the SSPCA from Auchencairn last week and the sighting of another red squirrel showing squirrelpox symptoms […]

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Our scurry has grown

  We now have a full team of project officers working in strategic locations in Scotland. Here’s a little introduction from our newest recruits; Clare McInroy (Argyll, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs) and Kate Thomson (South West).   My name is Clare McInroy and I’m delighted that I can introduce myself as the Project Officer for Saving Scotland’s […]

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