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Appley Day – 20 June 2020

Appley Day – 20 June 2020

Come and visit us at this wonderful local event!  We can’t wait to find out about your latest red squirrel sightings and chat about ways you can support them and encourage to visit your gardens. Share This Post Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on twitter...

Wonderfest, Duxmore Farm, Isle of Wight 6-10 Aug 2020

Wonderfest, Duxmore Farm, Isle of Wight 6-10 Aug 2020

Not confirmed just yet but we are fervently hoping to be at this incredible, family event this year.Watch this space for confirmation and further info on what we will be doing there! Find Out More About the Event Get Tickets Share This Post Share on facebook Share on...

Distribution of Red and Grey Squirrels

Distribution of Red and Grey Squirrels

WorldwideRed squirrels are found across a broad band of territory running from the seaboard of Western Europe and Scandinavia through the former USSR and Mongolia to North East China.  Unfortunately, grey squirrels were introduced into Italy and again the reds have...

The History of Red Squirrels on the Isle of Wight

The History of Red Squirrels on the Isle of Wight

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.

Introducing Red Squirrels

Introducing Red Squirrels

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.

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