UK Squirrel Accord (UKSA) blog publishes posts from various signatories and stakeholders. These showcase the range of sectors, expertise, knowledge and views that support or complement the aims of UKSA.

UKSA is a diverse partnership that represents a range of sectors as well as viewpoints. Communications, publications, blog posts and other statements and documents made or published on this website or under the name of UKSA in any other location must not be taken as reflecting the views of all or any particular signatories to the Accord.

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2019-10-23 | UK Squirrel Accord photography competition 2019 - winning images
Winning image: red squirrel at Wooler Common by Nicholas Box Red squirrel beautifully framed by a gnarled old tree stump Thank you to everyone who submitted such beautiful images for our recent photography competition. There are a lot of keen and talented photographers out there and it was difficult to choose between the photographs sent in. This blog congratulates two winning images and highlights four highly commended - your prizes will be on their way....

2019-09-23 | Red Squirrel Awareness Week 2019 celebrations
Red squirrel image by Nicholas Box. Red squirrels were once a common sight across the UK, but their numbers severely declined during the 20th Century and active conservation efforts were needed to protect them. Red Squirrel Awareness Week aims to highlight their plight and celebrate the wonderful work of volunteer groups, organisations and projects striving to save them. During this week, 23-29 September, there are activities and events planned by a variety of these important groups and projects in different areas of the UK....

2019-09-01 | New UK Squirrel Accord website launch & photography competition
Welcome to the new and refreshed website for the UK Squirrel Accord (UKSA) partnership. Please find useful information on red and grey squirrels, their conservation and management, tree health, the fertility control research, and more. We aim for this to be a hub to share knowledge and best practice from across difference sectors, organisations and individuals involved in delivering the aims of UKSA. UKSA works collaboratively to preserve the UK’s wooded landscapes and associated biodiversity under the following aims to:...