Archive for July, 2012

Red squirrels on the island of Anglesey move into town gardens

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Conservation efforts to return red squirrels to the island of Angelsey off the north west coast of Wales have gone so well that red squirrels are now being seen in people’s gardens. Over the past 15 years, conservation work has involved removing alien grey squirrels and reintroducing red squirrels to boost the dwindling population. Now […]

New impact assessment guidance and squirrel booklets published

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

New guidance on the ecological impact of development on red squirrels has been published in UK BAP Mammals; Interim Guidance for Survey Methodologies, Impact Assessment and Mitigation published by The Mammal Society (other species covered include harvest mice, hares, hedgehogs, wildcats, pine martens, and polecats). Also recently published are two booklets, one called Squirrels written […]