Volunteer Experiences in Red Squirrel Conservation
Insights from the Red Squirrels United project: examining the experiences of volunteers whose collective contributions are vital for red squirrel conservation.
Red Squirrels United Layman′s Report 2017
The 2017 Layman’s Report is an update on the second year of the programme and includes:
- The history of red squirrels
- What is Red Squirrels United?
- Red Squirrels United 2017 highlights
- Red Squirrels United Knowledge Fair (2017)
- Preventing subsequent grey squirrel invasion on the Island of Anglesey
- Managing squirrelpox virus outbreaks
- Monitoring squirrels in rural areas
- Ulster Wildlife
- Community engagement in urban areas
- Working with communities
- Working with science
- Who are Red Squirrels United?
- Who do we work with?
- How to get involved
Red Squirrels United 2-sided flyer
For the basics on the Red Squirrels United programme have a read of the following flyer.
Red Squirrels United Layman′s Report 2016
Layman’s Reports will be written each year during the project. They explain the project in layman’s terms and are easy to understand for people who are not conservation academics. The first layman’s report explores the following:
- The history of red squirrels in the UK
- Why can’t red squirrels and grey squirrels live together?
- What are the main threats to red squirrels?
- What is squirrelpox and what can be done about it?
- What is Red Squirrels United doing?
- Who is involved with Red Squirrels United?
Produced in January 2018.
Red Squirrels United briefing note on red squirrels and leprosy
A briefing note produced by The Wildlife Trusts about red squirrels and leprosy and the risk to humans.
Produced in November 2016.
Newcastle University: Grey Squirrel Management
To assess the impact of conservation actions in a meaningful way we need accurate and relevant data from each conservation area. We recommend data collection is standardized as much as possible.
Produced in October 2016.