Town Tree No Longer So Squirrely


December 11, 2015

Lewiston squirrelLewiston, Maine, came very close to being the Town Without A Christmas Tree, all thanks to some overly ambitious squirrels. Last year, the rodents chewed through the Christmas lights strung around the tree in Kennedy Park, and the town’s budget couldn’t afford to replace them.

This year, however, Modern Pest Services came to the rescue. The local firm donated product and services for the installation of Bird Barrier’s Tree-Shock System — and garnered some positive publicity along the way. Check out ABC-TV affiliate WMTW’s take on the story here.


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Heather Gooch

Heather Gooch is the editor-in-chief for PMP magazine. She can be reached at or 330-321-9754.

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