Category: Mid Wales Red Squirrel Project

Mid Wales Red Squirrels

Red Squirrels – Caught on Camera!

“Have you seen a red squirrel in mid Wales lately?” That’s the question that Wildlife Trust Red Squirrel Officer, Becky Hulme is asking; and reports …

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Pine Marten by Karl Franz

Pine Martens: an ally for our mid Wales Red Squirrels?

The Vincent Wildlife Trust is hoping to boost mid Wales’ struggling pine marten population by bringing a small but significant number of martens from Scotland. …

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Red Squirrel by Jon Hawkins

Communities Act to Save the Red Squirrel in Mid Wales

Over 50 people congregated in community centres across mid Wales last week to find out about how local people can act to save the red …

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The red squirrel in Wales

Description Red squirrels’ body size is up to 25 cm, with the tail measures adding a further 20 cm. They are significantly smaller than the …

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Threats to the red squirrel in Wales

There are three principle causes of the decline and retreat of the red squirrel in Wales: Competition from grey squirrels The grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) …

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The red squirrel and legislation

The red squirrel benefits from legal protection under Schedules 5 and 6 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (WCA) (The Wildlife & Countryside (Northern …

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MWRSP’s work in Wales

MWRSP project area The MWRSP is a partnership project and is almost entirely funded by grants and targetted fundraising undertaken by partners. We work in …

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MWRSP downloads

Click on the links below to download files and reports produced by the project. MWRSP project report 2012. Author: Lizzie Wilberforce, Project Officer: Phil Harries. …

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