Title of the project
Green Shoots in North Wales Red Squirrel Project
Control the population of grey squirrels allowing the increase of red squirrels
Education and training of red squirrel conservation and practical demonstrations on how to trap and dispatch grey squirrels.
Calls for the lethal control of grey squirrels.
The project was run by BASC and aimed at encouraging hunters to control the grey squirrel population
|Site||Anglesey, Gwynedd, the Cynwyd/Corwen area and Clocaenog forest.|
|Species Caracteristics||Huntable species, Protected species, Invasive Alien species|
|Name(s) of main species||Sciurus vulgaris - red squirrel,Sciurus carolinensis - eastern grey squirrel|
|Leading partners||BASC (https://basc.org.uk/)|
|Other partners||Red Squirrels Trust WalesMammals in a sustainable Environment Project (http://www.vwt.org.uk/projects/mammals-in-a-sustainable-environment-mise/)North Wales Wildlife Trust (http://www.northwaleswildlifetrust.org.uk/)|