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2023 White Squirrel Day Live Event
White Squirrel Day will be a live event this yearLocation:Brevard Railroad Depot(390 Railroad Ave., Brevard NC) Date:Thursday, February 2, 2023 Time:Festivities start at 10amWhy: To raise money and awareness for Brevard's licensed wildlife rehabilitators through the...
2022 White Squirrel Festival renamed White Squirrel Weekend.
June 3-4, 2022The reinvisioned event kicks off in downtown Brevard on Friday evening and runs through Saturday afternoon followed up with a NC Guitar Celebration at BMC. White Squirrel Institute Unfortunately, the White Squirrel Institute will not have a booth...
2022 White Squirrel Day
Virtual White Squirrel Day for 2022 You can watch the event livestreamed on the White Squirrel Institute Facebook page or on the White Squirrel Radio Facebook page. For the eighth year in a row, Groundhog Day will be celebrated in Brevard, North Carolina as “White...
Pisgah Pete, Brevard’s White Squirrel Mascot is sick
Pisgah Pete, Brevard's white squirrel mascot had to go to the vet due to a large abscess. It is going to be an expensive visit but well worth it. The poor guy felt so bad. Stay tuned for updates.
White Squirrel Day 2021
For the seventh year in a row, Groundhog Day will be celebrated in Brevard, North Carolina as “White Squirrel Day.” However, unlike previous years, the popular downtown event that typically draws hundreds of excited on-lookers, is being replaced by a virtual-only...
Baby white squirrels found in Brevard
It's a Baby White Squirrel These baby squirrels were found after the tree their nest was located in, had been cut down. The mother squirrel did not make it and the rescuer thought she had been killed by one of the falling limbs. When the wild rehabilitator went to...
Celebrate White Squirrel Day – February 2, 2020
For the sixth year in a row, Groundhog Day will be celebrated in Brevard, North Carolina as “White Squirrel Day.” On February 2, 2020, Brevard’s beloved ambassador white squirrel, Pisgah Pete, will once again take the helm at the city’s festivities and attempt to...
White Squirrel Sighting in Prior Lake, MN
We received an email this morning from Duane L. of Prior Lake, MN. He saw a white squirrel yesterday outside of his home. Unfortunately, the white squirrel was too far away as to determine if this was an albano squirrel. If not albano, then I would guess that it to be...
White Squirrel seen in the Yukon
White Squirrel sitings are coming in from all over the continent. We just received word that a white squirrel was seen in the Yukon, which is a territory in northwest Canada. This area is sparsely populated so doubtful if the squirrel originated from the Brevard white...
Melanie – A Florida Connection
During a vacation excursion to the Orlando area, Bob Glesener happened upon a Wildlife Rehabilitation and Refuge Center known as Back To Nature Wildlife, Inc. There amongst cages housing everything from injured bald eagles to half-wolves was a white squirrel named...
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