How should you celebrate this most momentous of national holidays? Here are some ideas to get you started.
1. Play a game of eye spy squirrels. You get a point for every squirrel you spot… the game could go on forever, especially if the squirrels in your neighborhood look pretty much the same.
2. Hang squirrel feeders. A few years ago, we stopped feeding the birds because the squirrels were always eating the food. So then we decided just to feed the squirrels instead and quickly found that the birds like squirrel food too. Everyone was happy!
3. Build a squirrel obstacle course.
4. Take photos of the squirrels in your neighborhood and share them with the National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife Watch.
Whatever you choose to do, have a great time with your squirrel friends today!
January 21, 2014 at 8:00 am
January 21, 2014 at 11:10 am
Thumbs up for squirrels! 😀
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January 21, 2014 at 11:57 am
I filled the feeder this morning! I love my squirrel friends!
January 21, 2014 at 2:05 pm
Yay! You’re a great friend to the squirrels, Juliette!
January 21, 2014 at 1:57 pm
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January 21, 2014 at 5:11 pm
I loved the James Bond Video. Happy Squirrel appreciation day.
January 22, 2014 at 1:16 pm
Isn’t that fun?! If I had a backyard, I would totally try to make a squirrel obstacle course!
January 21, 2014 at 9:13 pm
Woohoo! The squirrels here got greeted with a blast of Arctic air and snow again this morning, but I made sure to put out a fresh ear of corn for them to warm up on. Happy Squirrel Appreciation Day, Jennifer!
January 22, 2014 at 1:15 pm
With our concerted efforts, these Midwest squirrels are getting the royal treatment!
January 22, 2014 at 4:03 am
happy squirrel appreciation day !!! here is a bowl of acorns, nuts, and fruits for you …have a wonderful picnic 🙂
January 22, 2014 at 1:11 pm
Aw, thank you so much for thinking of us squirrels. 🙂 You are the sweetest!
January 23, 2014 at 5:40 am
What is it that the squirrel community have done that we need to appreciate them? Is it because they are sweet and furry? Why not shift our focus to butterflies?
January 23, 2014 at 10:40 am
Hi Shakti! I imagine being sweet and furry has a lot to do with our fascination with them. I agree with you, humans so rarely find insects to be cute. It’s a shame. We should all celebrate Butterfly Education and Awareness Day on Saturday, June 7. My calendar’s marked. 🙂
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January 21, 2015 at 11:57 am
❤ ❤ ❤ 🙂 🙂 🙂 How cute ….
January 22, 2015 at 5:17 am