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Understanding these critters helps you control them
Years ago my husband’s boss found quite a surprise in her bathroom. She discovered an opossum hanging by its tail from the towel rack!  After getting over the initial shock, she called an...
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New EPA rules require bait stations for poison.
You can't scatter loose rat bait pellets around the barn anymore. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) now requires that all rat and mice poisons marketed to residential consumers be...
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Whether you love them or hate them, wolves are important to the ecosystem.
  Radio interview source: Ed Bangs, Wolf Recovery Coordinator, Northwestern U.S., U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below In the past, many...
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Identifying animal tracks opens up a unique way to observe wildlife. You can tell who's around, what their habits are, and maybe solve some mysteries. Radio interview source: Jason Knight,...
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When we think of fast-fingered fiends, we usually don't think about raccoons, but we should. The masked bandits are able to steal from you thanks to their powerful paws. Radio interview source:...
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Whether or not a designated squirrel-proof bird feeder works depends on your situation and how bad the squirrel problem is. If you want anything left for the birds, you have to be smarter than the...
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If there are large burrows dug around your place, you may have a resident badger. Badgers are members of the weasel family and are excellent digging machines. They're also beneficial for rodent...
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Living the Country Life Radio Program
Listen to this radio show (MP3 download) or read below. If you've worked hard on your garden, it's smart to consider using an electric fence to keep deer away. Although hunting does help to...
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Watching the antics of wildlife can be amusing, but sometimes the critters are annoying. Your odds of removing them safely -- and legally go up when there's a plan in place. Radio interview...
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Wildlife are looking for a cozy place to get out of the cold and your barn just might fit the bill. They find that it usually has ample food, warm bedding, and is easy to get into. Take steps to...

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