Red Squirrels Trust Wales have made an official complaint to Natural Resources Wales (NRW) regarding felling of woodland habitat containing a high density red squirrel population at the height of the breeding season.
There has been significant press coverage of the incident and we are awaiting the result of NRW investigation. We recognise that woodland management and commercial timber production are important and legitimate activity. Red squirrel conservation can easily be integrated into such works through careful timing of felling and sensitive approach to harvesting. In this case, bo... read the full story
We are delighted to announce that Silver Bay Holiday Village are the latest Corporate sponsor of our red squirrel conservation work on Anglesey. The Holiday Village is located on the stunning coast at Pentre Gwyddel, Rhoscolyn with the spectacular Traeth Llydan beach.
Red squirrels were introduced to Holy island in 2005/6 and are now widespread on the island including within woodland surrounding the Silver Bay Village.
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After a potentially devastating squirrelpox outbreak in Bangor during autumn 2017, summer 2018 sees this important population bounce back. We have young reds weaning in Braichmelyn forest, Treborth gardens and Penrhosgarnedd. Thank you to (c) Eirwyn Morris for sending in the delightful picture of young reds in a City garden. If you see reds anywhere in the Bangor area please let us know by using our sighting form. read the full story