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A bat is in my house but I don’t know where it is. How can I find the bat and get it out?

Never fear! The experts are here. First, you need to locate where the bat is in the house.When trying to locate the bat make sure to use thick, preferably...

Quick Facts on Feral Hogs

Wildlife Damage Management Feral Hogs Updated: October 10, 2014

Feral hog numbers are on the rise in the United States.  Likewise the problems they cause are also growing.  With attention on this invasive species, many...

Stephen M. Vantassel

Wildlife Damage Management Updated: June 14, 2014

Stephen M. Vantassel is Program Coordinator for Wildlife Damage Management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Among his many duties, Stephen is...

Scott E. Hygnstrom

Wildlife Damage Management Updated: June 13, 2014

Scott Hygnstrom (pronounced Hing-strum) is a Professor and Extension Wildlife Specialist with the School of Natural Resources at the University of...

Vehicle Collisions with Feral Hogs

Wildlife Damage Management Feral Hogs Updated: November 05, 2013

Vehicle collisions with feral hogs (also called wild hogs and wild pigs; Sus scrofa) are known to occur in the United States.  As the population size of...

How do I get turkeys to stop roosting in the trees?

Gardens & Landscapes Wildlife Damage Management Updated: September 24, 2013

Unfortunately, there are not a lot of options for control of wild turkeys.Wild Turkey Control

Is there a humane way to discourage pocket gophers from setting up residence in a yard and garden area? I do not want to use traps or poison.

Gardens & Landscapes Wildlife Damage Management Updated: September 19, 2013

Repellents, noise/vibration makers, and most other commercial products have not been proven to be effective. Pocket gophers do not hibernate and can continue...

Nocturnal Animals and Daylight

Wildlife Damage Management Updated: September 19, 2013

Most people understand that animals are active during the day (diurnal) or night (nocturnal). For example, robins are active during the day and raccoons are...

Wild Pigs

Wildlife Damage Management Updated: August 15, 2013

Wild Pigs | ICWDM | Wildlife Species InformationFigure 1. Feral hog (left) and European wild boar (right). Both are the species Sus scrofa.

Disease: Rabies

Wildlife Damage Management Updated: July 03, 2013

Electron microscope image of rabies virus. Photo by Norden, a Smith-Kline Company, 1985. Does Rabies Affect You?

Eagles

Wildlife Damage Management Updated: June 18, 2013

Eagles | Eagle Overview | Eagle Damage Assessment | Eagle Damage Management | Eagle Resources | ICWDM | Wildlife Species InformationFigure 1. Left, Bald...

Blackbirds

Wildlife Damage Management Updated: June 18, 2013

Blackbirds | ICWDM | Wildlife Species InformationFigure 1. The red-winged blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) is the most abundant bird in North America. The...

Feral Hogs: Friend or Foe?

Wildlife Damage Management Feral Hogs Updated: June 11, 2013

Whether feral hogs are a friend or foe is a matter of perspective.  Opinions vary widely, ranging from apathy to eradicating a pest species or to the thrill...

Rodent Exclusion Methods

Wildlife Damage Management Updated: June 04, 2013

Rodent-Proof Construction | Rodent Entry Points | Rodent Exclusion Methods | Rodent-Proof Construction | Rodent-Proof Resources | ICWDM | Wildlife Species...

Rodent Entry Points

Wildlife Damage Management Updated: June 04, 2013

Rodent-Proof Construction | Rodent Entry Points | Rodent Exclusion Methods | Rodent-Proof Construction | Rodent-Proof Resources | ICWDM | Wildlife Species...

Kangaroo Rats

Wildlife Damage Management Updated: June 04, 2013

Kangaroo Rats | Kangaroo Rat Overview | Kangaroo Rat Damage Assessment | Kangaroo Rat Damage Management | Kangaroo Rat Resources | ICWDM | Wildlife Species...

Kangaroo Rat Damage Management

Wildlife Damage Management Updated: June 04, 2013

Kangaroo Rats | Kangaroo Rat Overview | Kangaroo Rat Damage Assessment | Kangaroo Rat Damage Management | Kangaroo Rat Resources | ICWDM | Wildlife Species...

Swallows

Wildlife Damage Management Updated: March 20, 2013

Swallows | Swallow Overview | Swallow Damage Assessment | Swallow Damage Management | Swallow Resources | ICWDM |Wildlife Species InformationFigure 1. Cliff...

Wildlife Species Information

Wildlife Damage Management Updated: March 20, 2013

Please fill out our survey! We need your feedback.Beavers | Chipmunks | Pocket Gophers | House Mice | White-footed and Deer Mice | Mountain Beavers |...

Use of Box Traps to Capture Feral Hogs

Wildlife Damage Management Feral Hogs Updated: October 09, 2012

Figure 1.  A litter of feral hog shoats captured in a box trap in Texas (Texas AgriLife Extension Service Photo).ConstructionBox traps come in a variety of...

Constructing a Feral Hog Snare

Wildlife Damage Management Feral Hogs Updated: October 09, 2012

Feral hog snares can be a beneficial tool for controlling feral hogs.  They are relatively inexpensive, simple to build with minimal tools needed, and highly...

Corral Trap Designs for Feral Hogs

Wildlife Damage Management Feral Hogs Updated: October 09, 2012

Corral traps are a popular and effective method of controlling feral hogs.  They are capable of catching entire sounders (groups of hogs) in one capture.  ...

Baits To Use For Trapping Feral Hogs

Wildlife Damage Management Feral Hogs Updated: October 09, 2012

Baits used for trapping feral hogs can range from homemade concoctions to specialized commercial blends, carrion, or feedstuffs including whole corn,...

Feral Hog Attacks on Humans

Wildlife Damage Management Feral Hogs Updated: October 09, 2012

Feral hog (also called wild hogs and wild pigs; Sus scrofa) attacks on people are rare and uncommon.  In the United States, four people have died from feral...

Pseudorabies Virus in Feral Hogs

Wildlife Damage Management Feral Hogs Updated: October 09, 2012

Pseudorabies virus (PRV), also known as Aujeszky’s disease, is an infectious viral disease that is caused by the Suid herpesvirus 1 (SuHV-1).  The name...

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