Title of the project
Green Shoots in Northern Ireland red squirrel protection project
to identify the location of red squirrel populations and encourage their growth.
Calls for hunters to report the location of red or grey squirrels (live or dead).
Calls for hunters to report the location of grey squirrel controls.
the British Association of Shooting and Conservation organised the program and communicated with hunters to establish the location of red/grey squirrels
Protection status of the areas
|Species Caracteristics||Huntable species, Protected species, Abundant species, Invasive Alien species|
|Name(s) of main species||red squirrel - Sciurus vulgaris
eastern grey squirrel - Sciurus carolinensis
|Leading partners||BASC (https://basc.org.uk/)|
|Other partners||Northern Ireland Environment Agency (https://www.daera-ni.gov.uk/)|