As we take more and more steps past the Covid-19 pandemic, we are able to do more social activities. Many of us are enjoying trips, sporting events, and outdoor activities. Some of us are even welcoming friends and family into our homes to celebrate birthdays and holidays. It has even been reported that some people are enjoying the company of relatives in their homes for days
When the temperatures turn cold in Minnesota, we tend to spend much more time indoors in order to stay warm (and dry). This is also the time when the squirrels that we are used to seeing scurrying across the streets are also seeking a warm and dry place to call home for the winter. If your home has a vulnerable access point or area where they can easily slip in, you may find that you are suddenly sharing your attic or garage with a family of squirrels. The squirrels mean no harm to you or your family, but they can cause damage and bring in bacteria and dirt. Minnesota Wild Animal Management can safely and humanely remove the squirrels in your home
If you look, you may notice that our local area is changing. There is more land development than ever before, new housing developments, neighborhoods, shopping areas, schools and restaurants. This may be exciting in many ways for attracting people to the Twin Cities and pumping more money into our local economy. However, there are some unintended consequences as well. The wooded land, before it was developed, was home to many different wildlife and creatures including birds, squirrels, bats, snakes, raccoons, and many others. So, where do you think that these creatures go when their habitats are turned upside down? They move into your home.
Minnesota is home to eight species of bats, one of which is protected by the Federal Endangered Species Act of 1973. Two others are being considered for protection. Five of the eight species have varying degrees of state level protection in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Only two of the eight species however (the large brown bat and the little brown myotis) are known to roost in residential dwellings. If you have bats that have taken up residence in your home
Let’s face it, many animals are quite cute! You might be tempted to let them hang out around your property because of that. However, wildlife is called wild for a reason, and there are risks involved if you choose to forego wildlife removal. At Minnesota Wildlife Management, we can take care of your wildlife removal needs and provide wildlife prevention services and tips. Most wildlife, cute or not, should be encouraged to go elsewhere to avoid problems.
Rodent removal is important to avoid damage to your home’s wiring. Rodents also pose health risks to occupants because they can carry disease.