White Squirrel Census

How many white squirrels are there in Brevard? The “walk through” count we do each Fall is to determine the approximate percentage of Brevard’s squirrels that are of the white variant.  It is designed to prevent the same squirrel from being counted...
15 Year Summary of Squirrel Count

15 Year Summary of Squirrel Count

Brevard, North Carolina’s Annual Squirrel Count ShowsGradual Increase of White Variant Over 15 Years.Robert R. Glesener. Heart of BrevardAbstract: The city of Brevard, North Carolina hosts an established colony of non-albino white squirrels with pigmented eyes, head...

The Study Area

The Study Area The study area  follows the original Brevard city limits.  For those familiar with Brevard, the study area is bordered by Brevard Middle School on the north, Brevard Elementary School on the east, Brevard High School on the south, and Brevard...

2012 Squirrel Count

A number of factors converged last year to impact the Annual Squirrel Count.  The Director of the White Squirrel Research Institute developed a condition preventing him from participating and the administration of the Heart of Brevard changed hands several times...

Summary of the 2011 Squirrel Count

Brevard’s white squirrels would seem to be doing well as preparations are being made for the eighth Annual White Squirrel Festival on Memorial Day weekend May 26th and 27th.Under the supervision of the Heart of Brevard, community volunteers conducted the 15th Annual...

2010 Rank Order of Sectors

Rank Ordering of Sectors for 2010 by (1) % White, (2) White Squirrels/Acre, & (3) Total Squirrels/Acre  The rankings below are intended to allow interested persons to identify areas within the city of Brevard where they are most likely to encounter white...