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The Isle of Wight Red Squirrel Trust
We are The Isle of Wight Red Squirrel Trust, a charity comprised of a group of dedicated members committed to the protection and survival of our native red squirrels, their habitat, and the species that share it with them.
Protection and Survival
We are committed to the protection and survival of our native red squirrels, their habitat, and the species that share it with them.
Education and Awareness
We educate the general public and raise awareness about our native red squirrels, and how to better protect them for the benefit of their survival.
Latest News & Upcoming Events
Come and visit us at this wonderful local event! We can’t wait to find out about your latest red...
Not confirmed just yet but we are fervently hoping to be at this incredible, family event this...
WorldwideRed squirrels are found across a broad band of territory running from the seaboard of...
The Isle of Wight is fortunate in having the Solent as a barrier to direct grey squirrel invasion. However our squirrels have not been spared the landscape changes that also affect the rest of the country.
To the majority of people living in the British Isles today, the mention of squirrels conjures up an image of the American grey squirrel. But when you find yourself in a ‘red squirrel only’ area – such as the Isle of Wight – the naturally elusive and timid, smaller red squirrels are a treat to behold.
Join us for this special opportunity to visit a Nicky & Iain Eaton’s beautiful private wood to see the bluebells