Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels

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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
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Call to report red squirrel sightings in Dumfries & Galloway

63 red squirrel-3525 (c) Steve Gardner square Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels is calling for the public to report more red squirrel sightings in Dumfries & Galloway to help paint a truer picture of the region's native wildlife. … read more

  • 10th Oct 2017, by Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels
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The reds are back in Aberdeen!

red1 square Recent feeder box monitoring and camera trapping carried out in Countesswells and Foggieton Woods, near Aberdeen, indicates a rosy future for red squirrels. … read more

  • 20th Sep 2017, by Forestry Commission Scotland
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Celebrate red squirrels in the National Park

Red Squirrel by Robert Trevis-Smith square Did you know that next week is Red Squirrel Week? Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park will be celebrating one of Scotland’s favourite animals, and raising awareness of the work that’s being done to protect them. Of course we wanted in on the action! … read more

Sharing the love for south Scotland's red squirrels

Liz Stephanie square Community Engagement Officer Liz Gunby reflects on her first summer inspiring community action in south Scotland, and talks about some upcoming opportunities to get involved in the project. … read more

The future is bright in north east Scotland

Matt square This week we are sadly saying goodbye to Matt Nuttall, our Conservation Officer for north east Scotland. 

Matt reflects on his time with Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels, and shares his optimism for the future. … read more

  • 12th Sep 2017, by Matt Nuttall
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Community action in Galloway

Peter Garson square Peter Garson, Chair of Gatehouse Squirrel Group and Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels volunteer, tells us about how he and his local community are working to ensure red squirrels continue to have a home in Dumfries & Galloway. … read more

This year's sightings

 
 
 

Project partners 

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