Ponteland Red Squirrels

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Squirrel Pox Virus
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If you wish to know more about Ponteland Red Squirrels and how you may be able to help, please contact our Hotline Number, 07878 061880 or email: info@pontelandredsquirrels.co.uk.

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You may also be interested in looking at the sites listed below. They are primarily of other volunteer groups and the funded bodies of other groups involved in squirrel conservation.

Northern Red Squirrels & Member Sites (just click on the name to access):
Northern Red Squirrels
The umbrella group created to unite voluntary groups and individuals working or wishing to work to help save our red squirrels from extinction in the North. By accessing their site, you can find the details and contact information for all member groups and in particular, the nearest one to you.
Squirrel Action Greenhead and Gilsland
A volunteer group set up in March 2007 to protect the red squirrel population in the area.
Morpeth Red Squirrels
A site that covering guidance and the work being carried out by volunteer group in the Morpeth area.
Other Useful Web-sites:
Red Squirrel Survival Trust
The Red Squirrel Survival Trust is a national charity established to ensure the conservation and protection of the red squirrel in the UK which aims to:
  • Protect red squirrels by keeping reds and greys apart.
  • Assist the winning reds in areas where red squirrel population numbers have stabilised or are increasing.
  • Establish new red colonies across the UK.
  • Fund research to develop a vaccine for the squirrel pox virus and to control fertility in greys.
  • Raise awareness of the plight of reds in the UK.
Squirrel's Pantry
If you ever in the Cockermouth area and like watching red squirrels whilst having a tasty lunchtime snack or afternoon tea, why not visit Squirrel's Pantry. The people at Squirrel's Pantry feed and look after the squirrels and are dedicated to maintaining their existence in the area.
Save Our Squirrels Project
The Save Our Squirrels Project is an arm of the Northumberland Wildlife Trust dedicated to red squirrel conservation in the North of England.
Northumberland Wildlife Trust
The leading charity dedicated to wildlife conservation and environmental education in North East England. Our mission is to conserve local wildlife, promote nature conservation and provide the means by which everyone can become involved.
European Squirrels Initiative
The European Squirrel Initiative aims is to create, develop and maintain a campaign to win the support and commitment of governments throughout Europe in securing the future of the red squirrel through the effective control of the grey squirrel
Muirhead (Dundee) Red Squirrel Sanctuary
A group that is protecting red squirrels in a small woodland enclave on the outskirts of Dundee. They raise money through the sale of calendars that contain pictures of their red squirrels and other resident and migrating wildlife that inhabit the woodland.
An organisation that manufactures and sells Grey Squirrel traps. Some of the NRS groups use these traps.
Grey Squirrel Control
Grey Squirrel Control is an organisation based in in Hampshire that actively promotes the humane culling and eradication of grey squirrels. It offers help and advice free of charge to domestic, agricultural, horticultural, commercial, industrial and local authority clients.