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TITLE
Highland Squirrel Club Report for 1935, title page
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB232_D522_30_1
PERIOD
1930s
SOURCE
Highland Archive Centre
ASSET ID
5316
KEYWORDS
conservation
forestry
pest control
squirrel
squirrels
Highland Squirrel Club Report for 1935, title page

Title page of the annual statement of the Highland Squirrel Club for the year ending 31 December 1935.

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 1935, title page

1930s

conservation; forestry; pest control; squirrel; squirrels;

Highland Archive Centre

Highland Squirrel Club 1931-1935 / Duncan & Duncan

Title page of the annual statement of the Highland Squirrel Club for the year ending 31 December 1935.<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