Photography competition - 06.09.2019

To celebrate the launch of our new website, we are running a photography competition to add images to our new gallery. We are looking for images of red and grey squirrels, bark stripping damage, conservation tools (e.g. feeders and nest boxes), healthy trees, volunteers and land managers in action, and woodland settings.

The deadline for entries is midnight on 04 October 2019. Winners will be announced the following week and prizes allocated. Please email or WeTransfer your entries to

If you would like to submit any images please make sure you are happy for them to be added to our image gallery and used royalty-free for media purposes. Our terms and conditions require anyone using images from the gallery to credit the relevant photographer.

Postponed until 07 November 2019

Threats posed by pests and diseases to native trees in the UK - 02.09.2019

House of Lords debate - 05 September 2019

On 05 September 2019, the Earl of Kinnoull, Chair of the UK Squirrel Accord and Red Squirrel Survival Trust, has secured a debate in the House of Lords on threats to our native trees from pests and diseases. We envisage this will be a productive debate on the current situation and positive changes that could be made. Further information, including a list of speakers, is available on the parliament website.

Follow the UK Squirrel Accord Twitter feed for updates on the day: