Archive for April, 2009

The Alpine Squirrel Population Ecology Research project

Monday, April 27th, 2009

Luc Wauters The Alpine Squirrel Population Ecology Research project celebrates 10 years. Run by Italian scientists, the project is building a fascinating long-term data set on the population dynamics and food resources of red squirrels Sciurus vulgaris living in montane and subalpine conifer forests. There are new opportunities for post-graduate biologists to join in the research programme. [...]

Prince Charles launches the Red Squirrel Survival Trust (RSST)

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

HRH The Prince of Wales launched the Red Squirrel Survival Trust (RSST) on 3rd April 2009 at Levens Hall, Near Kendall in Cumbria, NW England. Prince Charles is a patron of the Trust which is a UK charity established to secure the conservation and protection of red squirrels in the UK.