Vertebrate Pests – The Fur-bearing Animals

  • Gophers - to Tolerate or to Eliminate?

    They work in the dark, but they certainly let you know they’ve been there. Those huge piles of dirt can be a problem, and dealing with gophers is discussed here.

  • Living with Wildlife: Deer

    Despite their beauty and our love of nature, living with wildlife often has its pitfalls. The presence of deer in the garden can be bad for our plants and our health.

  • Living with Wildlife: The Skunk

    There’s no mistaking their presence, and if your pet has ever come nose to nose with one you recognize the need to keep them away. How to deal with these curious and common mammals is covered.

  • The Mole

    Another Denizen of the Dark, moles provide some benefit by eating grubs and other insects in the soil. But, they also cause serious damage to lawns and gardens, and you’ll get insights to their lives and their control.