Helping resolve human-wildlife conflicts

A Rat is a Pig is a Dog is a boy

Posted by on Apr 4, 2010

I recently reviewed this book by attorney Wesley J. Smith on Amazon.com. Whether you are support or oppose animal rights, Smith’s discussion of the social and ethical issues...

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Acton Institute

Posted by on Nov 6, 2010

Christians, The Care of Creation, and Global Climate Change is yet another work dedicated to exhorting Evangelical Christians to take environmental issues seriously and more...

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Advertising

Posted by on Sep 27, 2012

Business Trucks: Signage or No Signage? I wanted to focus attention on one of the most important aspects of a NWCO’s business, his truck. Other than your own health, your...

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bait

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013

A Bait Holder for Liquid and Chunk Baits Every wildlife control operator (WCO) knows that suspending bait is preferable to throwing it on the cage floor. The problem is how does...

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Recent Posts

Window Wells

Window wells that are 4 inches or more in depth may become pit traps for unsuspecting wildlife. Protect wildlife from needless death by covering the with a simple window well cover. One animal you could prevent entrapping is a skunk. And you know how that can end. Share...

Bathroom Exhaust Vents

Bathroom Exhaust Vents With spring coming, birds, particularly cavity nesting birds are looking for places to nest, like in this bathroom exhaust vent pictured at the right. House sparrows (Passer domesticus) and Starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) are two invasive birds that like to nest in cavities like this bathroom exhaust vent. Don’t be deceived by the...

Fox Squirrel Tracks

Fox Squirrel Tracks Some light snow allowed me to take some photos of some fox squirrel tracks (Sciurus niger). Note how the photo is in focus and a standard size object is in the photo to show scale. When you take photos for diagnostic purposes, they should have the same quality as this one. Stephen M. Vantassel, CWCP. Share...

Shutgun Sprinkler Device

Shutgun sprinkler device is used to shut off sprinklers that are accidentally fired. Pest controllers performing heat treatments for bed bugs should definitely consider this device. Wildlife control operators concerned about fired sprinklers may want to consider adding this device to their tool kit as well. I suspect that using it once, will make the price of...

Lifts & Lawns

Lifts & Lawns Wildlife control operators (WCO) use lifts to access high points for exclusion and wildlife control work. Lifts are an important tool and can greatly speed up work and enhance worker safety. But before you drive one on your client’ s property, make sure you warn him/her about the potential damage to their turf and sidewalks. Otherwise,...