This is your place to learn about local species and find more in depth resources on managing or preventing nuisance wildlife issues.
It is approaching bat season here in the Four Corners. Soon bats will be coming out of hibernation and returning to their summer roosts. Some of those roosts may include your home.
Spring is typically the time of year when many species have their young. To raise their litters, wildlife such as skunks and raccoons will look for shelter that is safe from predators and close to food and water sources. It is not unusual for these creatures to inhabit spaces under or in homes, buildings, and other structures.
As you begin your gardens this year, our team has a few tips to help you keep wildlife from becoming a nuisance by destroying the plants you have worked so hard to cultivate.
Spring is quickly approaching, which means burrowing rodents will soon be emerging from a winter spent underground.
Certain situations may call for the physical removal of nuisance birds. In many circumstances, however, installing a bird control system, or bird deterrent, before the problem gets out of hand can put an end to the issue.
Here in the Four Corners, dealing with predators can be a part of daily life. Native wildlife, such as coyotes, foxes, and bobcats can pose a threat to pets and small livestock (calves, sheep and goats, poultry) any time of year.
Bats play a vital role in the ecosystem through insect pest consumption, plant pollination, and seed dispersal. A colony of bats can consume an unimaginable amount of insects in a small amount of time.
Not all prairie dog colonies are infected with plague, but it is always important to take precautions when you or your pets are around rodent habitats. As you will find, rodents such as prairie dogs do not only make their homes in remote, rural locations.
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