Archive for September, 2013

Red squirrels on Tresco, Isles of Scilly

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

In October 2012, five red squirrels (one female and four males), were transported by helicopter from the British Wildlife Centre in Surrey, England to the Island of Tresco (297 ha) in the Scilly Isles off the coast of Cornwall in SW England. The aim  is to produce an island safe haven for the animals. A […]

Good news about red squirrels in the North of England

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Red Squirrels Northern England (RSNE) have recently published the Spring 2013 Report of their standardised squirrel monitoring programme across the north of England. The good news is that there has been  a 7% increase in tetrads (2 km by 2 km squares) reporting the presence of red squirrels since last year and an 18% decline in […]