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Grey squirrel fertility control

RED SQUIRREL SURVIVAL TRUST – FERTILITY CONTROL IN GREY SQUIRRELS             Background HRH The Prince of Wales, Patron of the Red Squirrel Survival Trust, hosted a reception at Clarence House on Monday 20 February for the United Kingdom Squirrel Accord, attended by leading British based environmental scientists and woodland and […]

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Trelowarren Squirrel Symposium and Dinner

Beautiful Trelowarren Another extremely successful squirrel symposium was held, this time in Cornwall at Trelowarren on November 9th. An enthusiastic crowd gathered for the RSST funded event at Trelowarren and afterwards at The New Yard restaurant for dinner. Again the main focus was on grey squirrel control with fascinating talks from both Dr Giovanna Massei […]

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Cross border squirrel symposium at Kelso, September 13th

At least 70 red squirrel and conservation enthusiasts gathered at Springwood in Kelso on September 13th for a squirrel cross border symposium. It was organised by the UK Squirrel Accord, supported by RSST and hosted by their Graces the Dukes of Buccleuch and Northumberland and Lord Joicey from Ford and Etal Estates. It was attended […]

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BBC’s Countryfile looks into the great squirrel conservation in the Kielder Forest and explains the “squirrel pill”

Watch this fantastic programme from the Countryfile Diaries, involving the UK Squirrel Accord, supported by RSST, which was shown on October 24th at 0915  Countryfile Autumn Diaries Its a great cinematic description to the threats of the red squirrel from their invasive cousin, the grey squirrel with the deadly virus squirrel pox and also the grey […]

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Huge success for red squirrels and HLF

RSST is delighted to continue its support of SSRS (Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels) who are currently working on the planning and implementation of the hugely successful HLF (Heritage Lottery Fund) grant for developing community based rapid response teams. The project will deliver key national conservation objectives with the aim of protecting red squirrels through communication, […]

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