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TITLE
Highland Squirrel Club Report for 1925, page 1
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB232_D522_40_1
PERIOD
1920s
SOURCE
Highland Archive Centre
ASSET ID
5381
KEYWORDS
conservation
forestry
pest control
squirrel
squirrels
Highland Squirrel Club Report for 1925, page 1

Annual statement of the Highland Squirrel Club for the year ending 31 December 1925. This graph shows the number of squirrels killed each year from 1903 to 1925.

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. Ironically, it was the Lovat Estate which exterminated the highest numbers


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Highland Squirrel Club Report for 1925, page 1

1920s

conservation; forestry; pest control; squirrel; squirrels;

Highland Archive Centre

Highland Squirrel Club 1921-1925 / Duncan & Duncan

Annual statement of the Highland Squirrel Club for the year ending 31 December 1925. This graph shows the number of squirrels killed each year from 1903 to 1925.<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. Ironically, it was the Lovat Estate which exterminated the highest numbers <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