Frequently Asked Questions

Nuisance and Damage

Help. We have woodpeckers making holes in our cedar siding. They pound away until they have a nice round hole--or several of them. The damage is becoming considerable.

Several frequently asked questions regarding snakes

What is the difference between a mole, a vole and a shrew?

Our lawn appears to have lots of damage from moles. What do moles feed on and how can we get rid of them?

My dog was sprayed in the face by a skunk. She smells terrible. How can I get rid of the smell?

We have a group of bats living in our attic and would like to bat proof the house but don’t want to seal bats in. What is the best time for excluding bats?

We occasionally have found a bat in our house in the summer, but this is the first time we have found a bat in our house in winter. Is this normal? What type of a bat is it and what should we do? It's cold outside.

Backyard Birds and Bird-feeding

I have a bird that is continually hitting my window. Why is it doing this and what can I do to stop it?

Why don’t I have more birds coming to my bird feeder?

Bird feeders may help spread disease if a sick bird comes to your feeder.

How can I protect birds at my feeder from cats?

Help, squirrels are getting more food at my bird-feeder than the birds are? I don’t want to feed squirrels, what can I do?

I have a hawk hanging around my feeder. Not only does he catch birds but now the other birds are avoiding my feeder. What should I do?

What is the recipe for hummingbird nectar?

Wildlife Recreation- Hunting, Birding, Wildlife Watching

I am a deer hunter. Now that chronic wasting disease has been found in the state, are there any precautions I should take?

Attracting Wildlife

I would like to increase the bat population around my house. What can I do?

Orphaned and Injured Animals

Where can I find a person who is licensed to take care of an orphaned or injured animal?

I found a banded pigeon. How can I find the owner?