Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels

Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels

 

A red squirrel treasure hunt

Pinecones2 (c) Elana Bader Did you ever pick up pinecones when you were little? Maybe you still do! Here at Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels we’re always keeping one eye to the ground, because even when red squirrels are being elusive, they might be leaving clues behind. … read more

  • 30th Nov 2017, by Gill Hatcher
  • Blog

New sightings signal red squirrels’ return to Aberdeen city parks and gardens

128 Feeder Box-4 (c) Raymond Leinster square For the first time in many years, red squirrels have been spotted at Aberdeen’s James Hutton Institute and near the University of Aberdeen— a promising sign that this charismatic species is making a comeback in the city.  … read more

  • 15th Nov 2017, by Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels
  • News

Local update: getting into the squirrel spirit

201710 Balmaha square Conservation Officer Mary-Anne Collis gives us an update on what’s been happening in Argyll, Trossachs and Stirlingshire. … read more

  • 10th Nov 2017, by Mary-Anne Collis
  • Blog

Where have all my red squirrels gone?

6LR (c) No Bad Photos square They may not be visiting our gardens as often, but autumn is one of the busiest times of year for red squirrels. It's also the best time to get out into nature and see them in action as they prepare for the winter months ahead.  … read more

  • 18th Oct 2017, by Gill Hatcher
  • Blog

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Project partners 

Scottish Wildlife Trust Forestry Commission Scottish Land and Estates
 
Scottish Natural Heritage Red Squirrel Survival Trust RSPBHeritage Lottery Fund

 

 

 

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Seen a red or grey squirrel recently? Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels needs your help. Please report your squirrel sighting using our dedicated online sightings page. This will help us get a clear picture of red and grey squirrel distribution across Scotland.

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