Archive for December, 2004

Mearns’s Squirrel in Sierra San Pedro Martir, Baja California

Friday, December 10th, 2004

Nicolas Ramos and John Koprowski The conservation and ecology of Mearns’s Squirrel (Tamiasciurus mearnsi) in Sierra San Pedro Martir, Baja California, Mexico The Mearns’s squirrel is an montane island endemic found in the highest regions of Baja California’s greatest mountain range at elevations around 3000 m. The species is considered to be threatened in Mexico [...]

New Monitoring Study

Tuesday, December 7th, 2004

JNCC and PTES are funding a new red squirrel monitoring study to start in January 2005 and will continue for 2 years. The aim is to produce recommendations and costings for an effective red squirrel surveillance scheme in the UK. The study will be carried out by Robbie McDonald (Quercus, School of Biology and Biochemistry, [...]

Seasons Greetings

Tuesday, December 7th, 2004

The SquirrelWeb Team would like to wish all our readers a happy festive season and a prosperous New Year.

The ecology of native Arizona gray squirrels: impacts of introduced Abert’s squirrels

Thursday, December 2nd, 2004

John Koprowski Arizona gray squirrels (Sciurus arizonensis) were first described about 150 years ago, yet there has not been a single publication on the ecology of this species. Often considered to be uncommon in the mountain islands of the deserts of Arizona and extending slightly into northern Mexico where the species is considered to be [...]