Dec 17 An introduction to grey squirrel control
Sunday 1 February 2009 – in a woodland near Northiam, East Sussex.
The forestry commission has a grey squirrel policy and action statement setting out a framework for controlling grey squirrels. In the publication the forestry commission states “The grey squirrel represents a serious and growing threat to our native woodlands and priority species”.
John Bailey a conservationist from Sussex environmental pest solutions will be delivering a practical day with an aim to inform woodland owners of the damage caused by Grey Squirrel to woodland conservation, biodiversity and sustainability. The talk will also touch on the deer management in small woodlands.
· To recognise Grey Squirrel damage (bark stripping) and signs
· To Learn about the long term effects of grey squirrel damage to woodland habitat and conservation
· To assess the need for control
· To gain knowledge of Prevention and control methodologies (practical)
· To educated woodland owners on the damage caused by deer in small woodland and different prevention/control methods used
Please contact Tracy if you are interested in attending- this event is free of charge.