Green Shoots in North Wales Red Squirrel Project

June 2, 2017
June 2, 2017 FACE

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

Country: United Kingdom
North Wales
Starting date:
Species: Sciurus Vulgaris (Red Squirrel), Sciurus Carolinensis (Eastern Grey Squirrel)
Species characteristics: Huntable species, Protected species, Invasive Alien species
Type of actions: Management of habitats and wildlife, Communication
Leading partners: BASC (

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