|The only full-featured North American flying squirrel educational
resource on the WWW!
Why not go for a walk in a forest today?
Why not bug your parent(s), guardian, Big Sister or Brother to go
for a walk or a longer hike in a local forest next weekend?
Why not bug your parent(s), guardian, Big Sister or Brother to go camping this
summer - or yurt-camping this winter...in a forested campground, naturally!
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will be getting a major overhaul during the winter of 2013/3014. Check
back in a few months for some surprising changes!
sections of this website have been
"content deprived" for some years, and some sections are not up to our desired standards.
Please don't go
squirrelly on us...we'll be adding new and updated content on an ongoing
hope you enjoy your online visit with these captivating wonders of
forests and the flolra and fauan that live within, in spite of the many
years and many examples of man's poorly thought-out interentions with
nature's natural course.
website was conceived and developed in 2000, with an aim to provide a
greater general awareness of, and a science-based information portal
about North America's two species of these
fascinating, nocturnal, tree-dwelling, forest-dependent gliding
mammals. From a value-added prespective, it is hoped that
FlyingSquirrels.com will provide some of the "tools" required which
child or youth the opportunity to make their very own personal
and accordingly, assist in their building a stronger "sense of place"
on this planet we must share with all other known (and unknown!) life
forms. Accordingly, we
encourage school children to employ the information presented on this
website without restrictions,
for their personal use in their
school projects, essays and reports....and especially their imagination
and sense of wonder.
otherwise, when writing your report or essay, or compiling a big
project, please cite "Steve
Patterson, FlyingSquirrels.com", or "Steve Patterson, FlyingSquirrels.ca" as the source of the information you present,
should that information have been obtained at this website. All
other uses are strictly prohibited
unless authorized, in writing, by Steve Patterson or an authorized agent
on behalf of Steve Patterson, (aka FLYNSQRL™),
Streetsville, Ontario, Canada L5M 1L7.
Leave the copying of other
folk's work for the "Homer and Bart Simpsons" of this world. Plagiarism will hurt YOU
far more than anyone else!
Website Purpose Statement
provide a complete, informative, reliable and
entertaining learning resource with regard to the ecology of one of
least understood small mammallian species - the northern & southern
FLYNSQRL™ Steve provides unique and powerful nature edutainment experiences for all ages and types of audiences.
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