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Dear Sirs,
 We are two keen highly educated environmentalists who belong to the Small Woodlands Trust. To date we have cleared a number of woodlands of greys very quickly, discretely and effectively. If you would like us to work with you or alternatively recommend us to your clients we would be grateful. We do this conservation work on a completely free basis (East Midlands) 

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James

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Excellent 😊

 

Welcome to the forum and well done on your eradication work. The greys are the main reason I strongly resist putting any native broadleaves in on any of my planting sites. 

 

 

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7 hours ago, Squirrely said:

Dear Sirs,
 We are two keen highly educated environmentalists who belong to the Small Woodlands Trust. To date we have cleared a number of woodlands of greys very quickly, discretely and effectively. If you would like us to work with you or alternatively recommend us to your clients we would be grateful. We do this conservation work on a completely free basis (East Midlands) 

Kind regards

James

Hi James, 

 

How far are you guys willing to travel?

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7 hours ago, Squirrely said:

Dear Sirs,
 We are two keen highly educated environmentalists who belong to the Small Woodlands Trust. To date we have cleared a number of woodlands of greys very quickly, discretely and effectively. If you would like us to work with you or alternatively recommend us to your clients we would be grateful. We do this conservation work on a completely free basis (East Midlands) 

Kind regards

James

Good work.What method do you use for catching?

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14 minutes ago, gary112 said:

Good work.What method do you use for catching?

That's like asking for Grandmas secret recipes 😄.....

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Dear Sirs,
 We are two keen highly educated environmentalists who belong to the Small Woodlands Trust. To date we have cleared a number of woodlands of greys very quickly, discretely and effectively. If you would like us to work with you or alternatively recommend us to your clients we would be grateful. We do this conservation work on a completely free basis (East Midlands) 
Kind regards
James
I very highly commend you. Thanks for you efforts. Grey Squirrels really are the Devil's Spawn!
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Just out of interest;- is your motivation purely environmental protection? Or do you make some kind of use of the "by-products"? That would make sense; it would be sensible for people to eat squirrel meat as an alternative to highly resource and energy costly farmed meat like beef.

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Many thanks to all of you who have replied. My son and I would be happy to travel say a 60 mile radius from Loughborough, Leics. To date we have cleared greys from a five acre wood (22 in three visits), a wood 150m x 200m (48 over approximately 8 visits), and an 8 acre wood (10 one visit). Apparently, squirrels make good eating and are seen as a delicacy in London restaurants. In my previous life, I have carried out squirrel dissections and there seems little meat on them. Currently, I freeze them and they are drip fed to a pet fox but maybe as a community we should try them. There are no secrets to our methods of control, we shoot with short range silencered guns and low noise ammunition. The combination is very effective and any passer by would not recognise the noise. We have not received a single complaint despite shooting near houses. If any of the Forum members would like us to lend a hand with control we'd be delighted to help. As mentioned in my previous post, we do this control for free. You might consider making a donation to the Red Squirrel Survival Trust which initiated my interest in the removal of the greys. You can contact me on [email protected]  

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2 hours ago, Squirrely said:

Many thanks to all of you who have replied. My son and I would be happy to travel say a 60 mile radius from Loughborough, Leics. To date we have cleared greys from a five acre wood (22 in three visits), a wood 150m x 200m (48 over approximately 8 visits), and an 8 acre wood (10 one visit). Apparently, squirrels make good eating and are seen as a delicacy in London restaurants. In my previous life, I have carried out squirrel dissections and there seems little meat on them. Currently, I freeze them and they are drip fed to a pet fox but maybe as a community we should try them. There are no secrets to our methods of control, we shoot with short range silencered guns and low noise ammunition. The combination is very effective and any passer by would not recognise the noise. We have not received a single complaint despite shooting near houses. If any of the Forum members would like us to lend a hand with control we'd be delighted to help. As mentioned in my previous post, we do this control for free. You might consider making a donation to the Red Squirrel Survival Trust which initiated my interest in the removal of the greys. You can contact me on [email protected]  

Yea but can you make a jam rolly polly  ? 🙂

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