Where to see red squirrels in Yorkshire and why they are worth looking for

Today is Squirrel Appreciation Day and a timely reminder that one of Britain’s most beautiful species needs our help. Red squirrels are an increasingly rare sight in England. Their decline is mainly due to  a deadly pox carried by grey squirrels. But the loss of conifer woodland across the country is also a major factor  since red squirrels like to feed on the seeds in the pine cones.   Plans are afoot for a new forest along the … Continue reading Where to see red squirrels in Yorkshire and why they are worth looking for