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TITLE
Highland Squirrel Club Report for 1941, page 1
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB232_D522_24_2
PERIOD
1940s
SOURCE
Highland Archive Centre
ASSET ID
5274
KEYWORDS
conservation
forestry
pest control
squirrel
squirrels
Highland Squirrel Club Report for 1941, page 1

Annual statement of the Highland Squirrel Club for the year ending 31 December 1941. Subscriptions for the coming year were 3s for woods under 1000 acres and 3s for woods over 1000 acres plus ¼d for each acre over that number.

In 1844, Lady Lovat persuaded the government to re-introduce red squirrels in the Highlands. However, their numbers multiplied rapidly, as did their outward migration. In response to the damage caused to woodlands, a Highland Squirrel Club was formed with the purpose of hunting, trapping, and killing the squirrels. Financial incentives were provided for those who sent in squirrel tails


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Highland Squirrel Club Report for 1941, page 1

1940s

conservation; forestry; pest control; squirrel; squirrels;

Highland Archive Centre

Highland Squirrel Club 1941-1946 / Duncan & Duncan

Annual statement of the Highland Squirrel Club for the year ending 31 December 1941. Subscriptions for the coming year were 3s for woods under 1000 acres and 3s for woods over 1000 acres plus ¼d for each acre over that number. <br /> <br /> In 1844, Lady Lovat persuaded the government to re-introduce red squirrels in the Highlands. However, their numbers multiplied rapidly, as did their outward migration. In response to the damage caused to woodlands, a Highland Squirrel Club was formed with the purpose of hunting, trapping, and killing the squirrels. Financial incentives were provided for those who sent in squirrel tails <br /> <br /> <br /> For further information about this item and the collection to which it belongs, please <a href="mailto: archives@highlifehighland.com">email</a> the Highland Archive Service