Drawn to Quebec: Squirrelly Notions

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Photo: Illustration © Bethann G. Merkle, 2014

Quebec City's grey squirrels, whether black or grey in colour, are a common urban wildlife species. They could also be a viable but less-common source of protein.

As autumn looms and the temperatures drop, a number of fairly predictable activities commence in Quebec City. Gardeners start watching the thermometer and hustle to harvest and preserve the summer's bounty. Leaves begin shifting from verdant to golden hues.