White Squirrel Day 2021

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...
White Squirrel Headpatch

White Squirrel Headpatch

Because of observing nesting patterns and interactions of mother and offspring (and because I don’t have a life and watch squirrels much to much), I have been able to track the variations in the head patch and dorsal stripes and confirm that specific patterns...
Celebrate White Squirrel Day – February 2, 2020

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 squirrels make the news…again

White squirrels make the news…again

Rob Nelson a white squirrel enthauist and a biologist follows the white squirrels around the U.S. According to an article in the Washington  Post, “Nelson — a biologist and creator of science videos who lives in Charlotte — did not set out to become the White...