Rodent Control in Outdoor Spaces: Preventing Rat and Mouse Infestations

How to Get Rid of Rats in Your Yard and Keep Them Away for Good Rats are clever, curious rodents who thrive on the outskirts of our homes and businesses. They make a better living off our scraps and trash than they can in truly wild lands. These canny critters are extraordinarily adept at survival, … Continue reading Rodent Control in Outdoor Spaces: Preventing Rat and Mouse Infestations

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Warning Signs of a Rodent Infestation

Brown rat looking to the side.

There they are again — those strange scratching and skittering sounds that might be coming from the wall. Surely, it’s not what you dread most — a rodent infestation (ugh!). Unfortunately, mice, rats, and other rodents do move into buildings, seeking warmth, food, and shelter. While winter’s cold is a primary force driving these critters … Continue reading Warning Signs of a Rodent Infestation

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Most Common Winter Insects in Rural, Suburban and Urban Areas

Large group of black snow fleas clustered in snow

  Insects are incredibly diverse in form, behavior, and food sources. Those we consider pests feed on our plants, our animals, and even ourselves. Our activity impacts these insect populations and behaviors enormously. There is little overlap between the worst winter insects in urban areas and those in rural locations. Suburban pests are particularly interesting … Continue reading Most Common Winter Insects in Rural, Suburban and Urban Areas

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