Spring is the best time to look for squirrels - squirrels are active with mating chasing and young squirrels to feed and with no leaves on the trees yet, they are easy to spot. Our annual Spring Survey is underway but we need YOUR HELP to record squirrel activity in your local woods or in your garden. Visit our website to report your squirrel sightings and help put RED (and grey) on the map. … read more
A good mast year with lots of nuts around is good news and bad news for red squirrels. Lots of food means an easier winter but it also means grey squirrels have an easy time too and will have higher breeding success the following year.
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Saving Scotland's Red Squirrel went along to the recent Cross-Border Squirrel Symposium to encourage landowners to take action for Red Squirrels. The afternoon was full of fascinating talks and information, check out our partners, Scottish Land & Estates, review and links to the day below. … read more
Young squirrels are making their first trips out into the woods this month. Keep your eyes open for mini-squirrels with fresh fluffy tails and let us know where you spotted them. We'd love to hear if squirrels are breeding near you! … read more