Archive for November, 2012

Grey squirrels in British woodlands: understanding bark stripping and reproductive biology.

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Christopher Nichols writes about his recently started PhD project, “The economic cost to the GB forestry industry from bark stripping in beech, sycamore and oak is estimated at £10 million per year (Forestry Commission, 2004). The aims of this project are to discover the reasons why grey squirrels strip the bark from trees and to […]