The Leader newspaper wrote a great review of the new book, “Nuts About Squirrels” by Environmental Echo Editor Don Corrigan. The article was written by
“Squirrels certainly have their enemies – resulting from a long list of troubles they cause – but for the most part they maintain popularity. I waffle at times between disdain and admiration, but overall I agree that they are pretty impressive.”
Click below for a link to read the full article.
Photo courtesy MDC. A Grey Squirrel keeps its eye for a danger.
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds Missourians that squirrel and black bass seasons open May 25, the Saturday before Memorial Day.
Do you know the history of squirrel hunters in the Revolutionary War and the Civil War? It’s quite a legacy. …
Don Corrigan, author of “Nuts About Squirrels,” reminds Missourians to remember the legacy of squirrel hunters in both the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. Corrigan notes the contribution of the volunteer Squirrel Army Brigades who came from all over Ohio to protect Cincinnati from approaching Confederates in the Ciivl War. The state legislature of Ohio did, however, officially thank the patriotic volunteers with a resolution, which read:
Pictured: Don Corrigan with his new book, “Nuts About Squirrels” in Washington D.C.
Is it true that climate change is causing squirrels in America to migrate north or to move to different elevations in mountain areas? Do humans bear any responsibility for the disruption of the habitat for squirrels? Are squirrels better equipped than humans to deal with global warming and climate change?
These were some of the serious questions author Don Corrigan was peppered with at the recent U.S. Popular Culture Association convention in Washington, D.C., from April 16 to 21.
Corrigan’s book, “Nuts About Squirrels: The Rodents That Conquered Popular Culture,” debuted at the McFarland Publishing book site at the convention on April 16 — and promptly sold out. McFarland marketing guru Savannah Clemmons said the book appears to be “a must” for squirrel fans.
Read more below. Also find a list of Corrigan’s local book signings!
Pictured: Don Corrigan
Don Corrigan was recently on KMOX’s “Whole Nother Story” with Kevin Killeen. The short radio interview gives a glimpse into the story behind Corrigan’s new book, “Nuts About Squirrels: The Rodents That Conquered Popular Culture.”
Hear the radio interview from KMOX below. (The audio is 2 minutes long.)