UK Squirrel Accord update
The UK Squirrel Accord (UKSA) is a partnership of 37 leading conservation and forestry organisations, Government agencies and companies working collaboratively across the UK to secure and expand UK red squirrel populations beyond current thresholds and ensure UK woodlands flourish and deliver multiple benefits for future generations. The UKSA is driving the funding for an oral contraceptive for grey squirrels. Click here for more information.
In a nutshell: a volunteer’s experience of the Red Squirrels United Knowledge Fair 2019
Alice Watson, a volunteer with the Merseyside Red Alert group gives us the lowdown on her experience at this year’s Knowledge Fair blog
September 2018 blog
Red Squirrels United Programme Manager, Nikki Robinson gives you some suggestions of how to get involved with Red Squirrel Awareness Week which is taking place 24-30 September 2018.
Red Squirrels Trust Wales announce new e-book
A new family-friendly book has been published online. ‘Red Squirrels In My Garden’ explains how to feed red squirrels as well as the history of the species and the problems they face. It’s great that one of the Red Squirrels United partners has been associated with a lovely new resource. Download your free copy here.
Pine marten research
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen have published a study showing that pine martens can reverse the spread of invasive grey squirrels and consequently help red squirrels. Read more about the research here.