Squirrels

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Q&A: Spring squirrel trapping, a winter mosquito problem and green silverfish solution

July 18, 2017 By
Email your questions about insect identification and pest management technologies and techniques to Dr. Doug Mampe at dentomol@aol.com. Your questions most likely will be printed and answered in one of Pest Management Professional’s upcoming Ask the Expert columns.   Q:... Read more»
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A squirrelly attempt to disrupt a Packers game

November 8, 2016 By
Last Sunday, an unexpected player stole the show during a Packer’s game at Lambeau Field – a squirrel. The bushy-tailed bad boy interrupted the third quarter, offering perhaps the only highlight for Packers fans during an otherwise disappointing game they witnessed. While the... Read more»
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Thirteen-lined ground squirrel facts

September 15, 2016 By
Thirteen-lined ground squirrel [Ictidomys tridecemlineatus] Aliases include the leopard ground squirrel, squinney and striped gopher. Description: Body length of 6.75 to 12 in. long (up to 16 in. with tail). Weighs 4 to 9.5 oz. Brownish with 13 interchanging brownish... Read more»
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Squirrel infestation: 35-year nightmare solved

September 5, 2016 By
Every squirrel infestation is annoying, but one that went on for three-and-a-half decades was particularly unpleasant. In 2004, I encountered the ultimate squirrel nightmare. It seemed like something straight from the old TV series “The Twilight Zone.” Imagine the plotline... Read more»
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Critter Control franchise heeds the call of the wild

August 4, 2016 By
Kevin Clark was a small fish in a big pond. Now he’s a big fish in a big pond. After starting and expanding Critter Control through franchising, he has helped Rollins grow strategically by selling his business to it. After... Read more»
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A Day in the Life of a WMP

February 1, 2009 By
By: Mark E. Dotson Editor’s Note: This is Part III of WMP Mark Dotson’s chronicle of a typical day. In the last issue (WMP, December 2008, pg. 20), Mark finished before lunch by releasing an angry skunk. I documented my paperwork and... Read more»
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After the Storm

August 1, 2007 By
Three years after Hurricane Charley decimated the Gulf Coast, the wildlife population is starting to reappear   Hurricane Charley made landfall in Florida on Aug. 13, 2004, but we are still feeling the environmental repercussions. I remember hearing the news... Read more»
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