Living the Country Life

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These ring-tailed bandits work 24-7 to outsmart you
One night last summer my cat was growling outside our bedroom window. I went to see what she was all upset about, and found a raccoon staring at me on the other side of the glass. The next day was...
How to keep rabbits out of your garden.
Having trouble with little visitors in your garden? Try these helpful tips to safely keep them from coming back.
Something is killing your chickens, but what?
Anyone who raises chickens has to protect them from predators. But sometimes the unfortunate happens and you're left wondering what got them. Jesse Lyons is an extension poultry specialist at the...
Many pets share the outdoors with wildlife. Unless your pets can defend themselves, an encounter with wild animals could end tragically. Learn to keep your pets safe.
Radio interview source: Dan Morrison, Executive Director, Southeast Area Animal Control Authority, Los Angeles, CA Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   Cats and...
Look no farther than your kitchen or medicine cabinet to help control common garden pests.
Living the Country Life Radio Program with Betsy Freese
More plants, more animals Listen to this radio show (MP3 download) or read below. Radio interview source: Jim Pease, Extension wildlife specialist, Iowa State University One of the many fun...
Read our tips for keeping bears away from your home
Radio interview source: Deanna Ruth, wildlife biologist, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Listen here for the radio story Bears will eat anything My grandmother grew up in the...
If you want to enjoy wildlife on your property but don't want to lose your lovely lawn, pond, and trees to varmints, here are some tips for you.
A Minnesota landowner peered through his steaming cup of coffee one morning to view his newly planted, beautiful and expensive poplar trees in the early morning light. They weren't there. Vandals...