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Moles have large paddle-like forefeet used for digging. Image by Michael David Hill, Wikimedia
Identifying Moles, Voles and Shrews - Articles Articles

Identifying Moles, Voles and Shrews

Margaret C. Brittingham, Ph.D.

What is the difference between a mole, a vole and a shrew? More
Bird Continually Hitting Window
Bird Continually Hitting Window - Articles Articles

Bird Continually Hitting Window

Margaret C. Brittingham, Ph.D.

I have a bird that is continually hitting my window. Why is it doing this and what can I do to stop it? More
Red Deer
Red Deer Production - Articles Articles

Red Deer Production

Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Lynn Kime

Potential producers will need to be very active in marketing their product and be aware of the special handling requirements involved with deer. More
Bedded white-tailed deer
White-tailed Deer Production - Articles Articles
White-tailed deer farming has become an established and growing industry over the past two decades. More
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Woodpeckers - Articles Articles

Woodpeckers

Margaret C. Brittingham, Ph.D.

Learn how to keep woodpeckers from becoming a problem or how to lessen the problem if one currently exists. More
Wildlife-Habitat Relationships
Wildlife-Habitat Relationships - Articles Articles

Wildlife-Habitat Relationships

Margaret C. Brittingham, Ph.D.

Both the general habitat type and the specific features of the habitat help to determine the wildlife species found in an area. More
Pine Siskin
Winter Bird Feeding: The Basics - Articles Articles

Winter Bird Feeding: The Basics

Margaret C. Brittingham, Ph.D.

Feeding birds is a great way to brighten a dreary winter day. It's also a never-ending source of entertainment and enjoyment. More
Bobolink
Warm-Season Grasses and Wildlife - Articles Articles

Warm-Season Grasses and Wildlife

Margaret C. Brittingham, Ph.D.

Warm-season grasses, prairie grasses native to Pennsylvania, are planted for wildlife habitat, erosion control, and for use as pasture and hay. More
Voles
Voles - Articles Articles

Voles

Margaret C. Brittingham, Ph.D.

Learn about vole biology, food habits, damage caused by voles, and damage control methods. More
Illustration by John Sidelinger
Riparian Buffers for Wildlife - Articles Articles
Riparian buffers protect water quality by intercepting sediment and pollution from agricultural fields, residential lawns, roadways, and other sources. More
Managing Habitat for Eastern Cottontails
Managing Habitat for Eastern Cottontails - Articles Articles

Managing Habitat for Eastern Cottontails

Margaret C. Brittingham, Ph.D.

How to improve habitat quality for cottontail rabbits by providing them with the necessary food and cover. More
Red Squirrel
Landscaping for Wildlife: Trees, Shrubs, and Vines - Articles Articles

Landscaping for Wildlife: Trees, Shrubs, and Vines

Margaret C. Brittingham, Ph.D.

Guidelines for selecting woody plants such as trees, shrubs, and vines and designing your landscape with the goal of providing wildlife habitat. More
Landowner's Guide to Wildlife Control and Prevention Laws in Pennsylvania
Landowner's Guide to Wildlife Control and Prevention Laws in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles
PA Landowner's rights to control nuisance wildlife. More
Mallards
Geese, Ducks, and Swans - Articles Articles

Geese, Ducks, and Swans

Margaret C. Brittingham, Ph.D.

Learn to control damage caused by Canada geese, ducks, and swans. More
Controlling Birds Around Farm Buildings
Controlling Birds Around Farm Buildings - Articles Articles

Controlling Birds Around Farm Buildings

Margaret C. Brittingham, Ph.D.

Steps to keep birds from becoming a problem or to lessen the problem if one currently exists. More
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