The decrease in squirrel activity in winter often makes people think that squirrels migrate or hibernate. In reality, it is more complicated. Understanding migration and hibernation is a good way to start. Migration is when a group or species of … [Read more...] about Do Squirrels Migrate or Hibernate?
A shed can be a big help to gardeners – but you want it to be an insect-resistant, rodent-proof shed. Having a dedicated spot for your gardening tools, fertilizer, etc., saves a lot of time and trouble, especially if you don't have a garage or it's … [Read more...] about How to Keep Your Shed Pest-Free
Spring weather means gardening for many Long Islanders. While most people recognize that some insects can be a bane to the garden as well as a blessing, they do not necessarily think of rodents. Yet rats and mice (as well as other rodents) are common … [Read more...] about Getting Rid of Mice & Rats in Your Garden
Rats' intelligence is common knowledge. It is one of the reasons why they are used in psychological tests. Along with intelligence comes complex relationships but… did you know that rats have a social hierarchy? … [Read more...] about Social Hierarchy of Rats
One thing Long Island has a lot of is squirrels, but how much do you know about these scampering birdseed stealers? With more than 200 different species, squirrels can be found all over the world. Here on Long Island, we only have a few varieties so it's … [Read more...] about A Handy Guide to Long Island Squirrels