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TITLE
Highland Squirrel Club Report for 1939, page 1
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB232_D522_26_2
PERIOD
1930s
SOURCE
Highland Archive Centre
ASSET ID
5288
KEYWORDS
conservation
forestry
pest control
squirrel
squirrels
Highland Squirrel Club Report for 1939, page 1

Annual statement of the Highland Squirrel Club for the year ending 31 December 1939. Subscriptions for the coming year were 3s for woods under 200 acres and 3s for woods over 200 acres plus ¼d for each acre over that number. Due to a continual decline in the number of tails submitted the bonus was increased to 5d.

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 1939, page 1

1930s

conservation; forestry; pest control; squirrel; squirrels;

Highland Archive Centre

Highland Squirrel Club 1936-1940 / Duncan & Duncan

Annual statement of the Highland Squirrel Club for the year ending 31 December 1939. Subscriptions for the coming year were 3s for woods under 200 acres and 3s for woods over 200 acres plus ¼d for each acre over that number. Due to a continual decline in the number of tails submitted the bonus was increased to 5d.<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