Wildlife Nuisance and Damage

Information on combatting yellowjackets, ticks, snakes, moles, voles, mice, chipmunks, squirrels, woodpeckers, pigeons, starlings, finches and sparrows, geese, crows, ducks, swans, rabbits, bats, skunks, groundhogs, hawks and black bears.

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German Yellowjackets
German Yellowjackets - Articles Articles
The German yellowjacket an invasive (non-native) species that will aggressively defend its nest and can sting repeatedly. More
Consider including violets in landscapes, or just leaving them where they are doing well. Photo: Kathleen Salisbury
Underused Native Plants: Common Blue Violets - Articles Articles
Native plants have become very popular over the years. More
Photo: Elizabeth Bush, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Bugwood.org - vole Microtus spp. flowering dogwood, Damage: dieback and off color foliage
Vole Control in Overwintering Nursery Stock - Articles Articles
You know the situation…you and your crew spent days cleaning, pruning and moving perennial and nursery stock into your overwintering houses. More
Deer Keds
Deer Keds - Articles Articles
The deer ked is an introduced species of biting fly from Europe and Asia. It is a parasite on whitetail deer, elk, horses, cattle, and humans in North America. More
USDA Forest Service, Northern and Intermountain Region, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org
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Ever wonder who assaulted your apple tree or committed a felony on your tulips? Learn crime scene investigation techniques to learn “who done it.” More
Zebra Mussel
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Zebra Mussel


Zebra mussels first arrived in the United States in the 1980s. More
Home IPM
Home IPM - Articles Articles
Certainly we do not want to share our homes with common household pests, whether they be fruitflies, ants, roaches, mice, wasps or whatever. More
Pests Can Cause Asthma and Allergies
Pests Can Cause Asthma and Allergies - Articles Articles
Pests such as cockroaches, rodents and weeds and the chemicals with which we kill them can cause allergies and asthma by contaminating air indoors and out. More
Got mice?
Got mice? - Articles Articles
Winter is the time when furry little creatures, such as mice, are looking for a warm place to eat and sleep. More
Is There a Mouse in the House?
Is There a Mouse in the House? - Articles Articles
Find out how to identify a rodent, how to prevent them from entering your home and safe control tactics. More
Introduction for BugMobile vs. The Invasive Species
Introduction for BugMobile vs. The Invasive Species - Videos Videos
Introduction, 7 minutes. More
Pests Looking for a Warm Place to Stay
Pests Looking for a Warm Place to Stay - Articles Articles
Fall is here and winter isn’t far behind. Pests such as mice, rats and some insects will be looking for a warm, safe place to spend the cold months. More
Early Observation = Easier Control
Early Observation = Easier Control - Articles Articles
Yellowjackets are actually a type of wasp but are often mistaken for bees. They can be quite aggressive, especially when their nest is disturbed, and they can sting more than once. More
By Connor Long - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=43154585
Bats in the House in Winter - Articles Articles
We found a bat in our house in winter. What type of a bat is it and what should we do? More
Rabbit Resistant Plants
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Learn how to minimize damage from these furry critters through plant selection. More
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