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Posted on September 25th, 2015 in How To, Podcasts, Wildlife | No Comments »

Skunk, Boiler Up! For Wildlife: What dug up my yard podcast

Photo by: Zoe Glas

​This is our weekly segment where I talk with wildlife biologists about current wildlife issues. For this week’s Boiler Up! For Wildlife podcast we will discuss a common summer and fall phenomenon that happens to a lot of homeowner’s yard. You walk outside and something has completely dug up your beautifully landscaped yard. My guest this week is Bob Cordes, a wildlife biologist from Maine Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

In this episode, Bob will discuss why animals, like skunks, are attracted to your yard, how to remove the source of food wildlife are seeking from your soil, and things to consider when treating your lawn.

Listen here:
Boiler Up For Wildlife: What is digging up my yard?, Got Nature? Podcasts
iTunes – Got Nature? Podcasts

Resources:
Trapping Nuisance Wildlife, Got Nature?, Purdue Forestry and Natural Resources
Preventing Wildlife Damage – Do You Need a Permit?, Purdue Extension-The Education Store
Indiana Wildlife Conflicts Information​, Purdue Univeristy, IDNR, USDA
Indiana DNR Nuisance Wildlife​, IDNR

Robert Cordes, Assistant Regional Biologist
Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

Rod Williams, Associate Professor of Wildlife Science
Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University


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