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The Great Scottish Squirrel Survey is back!

The Great Scottish Squirrel Survey returns for its second year this autumn. Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels (SSRS) are calling on people all over Scotland to explore outdoors on the lookout for tufted ears and bushy tails between 21-27 September, during … Continue reading

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Spring stories from Muir of Dinnet

Squirrels and slow worms have been amongst the highlights at our Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve lately, as Catriona Reid (the Reserve’s Manager) reports in this May update. Down by the water things have been stirring too, so, all … Continue reading

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Species of the month – red squirrel

Jenny Bryce is an SNH operations officer and wildlife ecologist, who leads on projects involving squirrels and wildcats.  For our regular Species of the Month post Jenny takes a look at a species close to her heart – the red … Continue reading

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Aberdeen reds

One of our most popular posts on the SNH facebook page recently was a story highlighting how Aberdeen residents were thrilled to see red squirrels make a comeback to the city. It shows the affection that is widespread across Scotland for … Continue reading

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Youth hostels and nature

You can enjoy some of Scotland’s favourite species and habitats from the network of Scottish youth hostels dotted around the country. With accommodation to suit all tastes, there is something for everyone. The editor of SYHA’s Hosteller magazine, Jane Mackie, … Continue reading

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