Isle of Wight Red Squirrel Trust

About OUR Charity

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.

Our Goals

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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.

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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.

Trustees

The Isle of Wight Red Squirrels Trust has a committee of five trustees.

Chair

Miss Helen Butler, BSc, MBE

Treasurer

Mrs Dorothy Hughes

Legal Advisor

Mr Gurney-Champion

Advisor

Simon Craddock, MA, MSc, BSc (HONS)

Education Advisor

Jonathan Bacon

Honorary Patrons

Honorary Patrons of The Isle of Wight Red Squirrels Trust.

Mr Chris Packham

Dr Mark Evans, BVetMed MRCVS

Partner Organisations

We work with a number of organisations.

Wight Squirrel Project

Woodend Enterprises

Supporting Organisations

We work with a number of organisations.

Freshwater Fruit Farm, IOW

Nature Zones, IOW

Isle of Wight Zoo, IOW

WE ARE INDEPENTENTLY FUNDED

How You Can Make a Difference

The Red Squirrel Trust does not receive government – or any other – funding. Money to keep the charity running comes from your generous donations, sponsorships, fund-raising, gift aid and grants.

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