Who We Work With

We work closely with landowners and with the Red Squirrels Northern England (RSNE) project. We also co-operate with other red squirrel groups and with conservation organisations such as the National Trust, Cumbria Wildlife Trust, the Forestry Commission, the Lake District National Park Authority, the Woodland Trust and the Red Squirrel Survival Trust. We are a member of Northern Red Squirrels, the umbrella body for all volunteer groups across Cumbria, the Yorkshire Dales and Northumberland.

Red Squirrels Northern England (RSNE) www.rsne.org.uk

RSNE is a partnership project working to conserve red squirrels in Northern England. Launched by HRH The Prince of Wales in 2011, the project combines and builds on the efforts of previous and current initiatives to protect red squirrels through targeted and strategic action. RSNE is steered by four main partners: the Forestry Commission, the Red Squirrel Survival Trust (RSST), the Wildlife Trusts and Natural England.

Northern Red Squirrels (NRS) www.northernredsquirrels.org.uk

Northern Red Squirrels is an umbrella group that unites all the independent voluntary red squirrel groups and individuals working to help save our red squirrels from extinction in the North of England. It is a ‘network of voluntary action’ that shares news, ideas and best practice. The NRS website lists the other voluntary red squirrel groups covering the North of England.

Red Squirrel Survival Trust (RSST) www.rsst.org.uk

The Red Squirrel Survival Trust is a national charity established to ensure the conservation and protection of red squirrels in the UK and which is committed to partnering with local groups around the country.

European Squirrel Initiative (ESI) www.europeansquirrelinitiative.org

The European Squirrel Initiative (ESI) was founded in 2002. The aim of the organisation 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.

United Kingdom Squirrel Accord (UKSA) www.squirrelaccord.uk

The UK Squirrel Accord consists of 32 leading woodland, timber industry and conservation organisations in the UK. The Accord was created at the invitation of HRH Prince Charles who had the aim of bringing a concerted and coordinated approach to securing the future of our red squirrels and woodlands, and to controlling the introduced grey squirrel.  Read more>>

Red Squirrels United  http://dev-squirrel.pantheonsite.io/

Red Squirrels United is the biggest ever partnership of academics, practitioners and volunteers working together on a scientifically robust programme of red squirrel conservation. Their work focuses on nine main stronghold areas of red squirrel populations across Northern Ireland, England and Wales.  Red Squirrels United is led by The Wildlife Trusts in partnership with Newcastle UniversityForest ResearchLancashire Wildlife TrustRed Squirrels Trust WalesNorthumberland Wildlife TrustUlster Wildlife and The Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales.

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