Conserving Red Squirrels

Forest Operations and Red Squirrels in Scottish Forests

This note sets out further advice on how to plan and carry out forest operations and recreational activities in woodlands to minimise the possible impacts on red squirrels.

Managing Forests as Red Squirrel Strongholds

This practice note offers guidance to forest managers and landowners on conservation management options for red squirrels in stronghold forests in Scotland.

Map of Red Squirrel Stronghold Areas

This map shows the red squirrel stronghold sites across Scotland.


Support for Red Squirrel Conservation under the Scottish Rural Development Programme

This technical guidance note is aimed at landowners, managers and their advisors who are considering undertaking woodland management for red squirrels, or control of grey squirrels, under RDC-RP.