Green Shoots in Northern Ireland red squirrel protection project

August 15, 2017
August 15, 2017 FACE

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

Country: United Kingdom
Northern Ireland
Starting date:
Species: Red Squirrel (Sciurus Vulgaris), Eastern Grey Squirrel (Sciurus Carolinensis)
Species characteristics: Huntable species, Protected species, Abundant species, Invasive Alien species
Type of actions: Management of habitats and wildlife, Research and data collection
Leading partners: BASC (

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