How to keep snakes out of your yard If you live in an area with snakes, you may be looking for methods to keep them out of your yard. You can try certain things to deter snakes from entering your property. First, remove any potential hiding spots, such as piles of leaves or wood. Snakes […]
How to get rid of beavers Beaver facts In the United States, beavers are considered a nuisance wildlife species. A beaver’s dam can flood roads, damage crops, and even undermine buildings. In some cases, beavers have been known to gnaw through trees, powerlines, and even concrete foundations. While beavers do provide some benefits to the […]
Maybe there are tools available on the market today to help you keep curious or hungry bears away from you and your home, business or campsite, but grizzly (brown) bears are an entirely different matter! They are the ‘Jaws’ of the woods and mountains so do not attempt to deter a grizzly bear on your own
Black bears are dangerous creatures and as people encroach upon their territory and try to co-habitat with them by feeding them!! There’s a real danger from them attacking humans and domestic animals
Skunks are harmless creatures, but it is best not to get too close to them. Getting too close to them you will risk getting sprayed with their noxious spray, or be bitten by a skunk that is rabid.
Coyotes are an adaptable species and have integrated in suburban and urban areas inhabited by humans. Spotting a coyote provides a wonderful experience for suburbanites and city dwelling people, but they should also cause concern. Conflicts between people and coyotes in suburban and urban area are very rare.
Woodchucks normally stay close to their entry holes during day light hours. They will stay about 100 feet from their hole. It is normal for one of the woodchucks stands guard ready to warn the colony of danger. When danger is perceived the guarding woodchuck they will emit a high pitched whistle to warn the colony. After they whistle, they make a low, quick “phew” sound and a fast warble that sound.
Muskrats are an annoyance when you have a pond on your property. Muskrats lower the water level by constructing tunnels from the side of the pond to a ditch or by opening up veins underneath a clay base in the pond. They also attach to the tunnel they build to access their den for their family of muskrats.
Your lawn is coming in beautiful, but alas you notice mole trails of grass and dirt pushed up into mounds that ruin your wonderful lawn. Although a limited amount of moles are good for your lawn maybe two or three, because they aerate the dirt and don’t stay in one place for too long too many moles can be a problem for lawns such as with irrigation and by uprooting the grass plants. With some patience and common garden tools, you can get rid of them at no cost.
Did you know that you have a higher chance of being in a highway accident than being bitten by a venomous snake? Snake death from bites in Florida average about one death every four to five years. That is less than deaths from lightning strikes and Florida is the lightning capital of the US as […]