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How to Deal With Varmints that Invade Your Home

AUBURN, Alabama—Have you ever had a varmint get in the attic or basement or garage areas of your home? If so, you know the whole house can become a war zone. Varmints can chew on or destroy wood, siding, wiring, ventilation areas and screens. What is a varmint? A varmint is an undesirable troublesome wild animal. Personal opinion comes into play when decided which animals are ... Read More »

Keeping Mice Out of Your House

Keeping Mice at Bay

Cooler weather has arrived, but with the cooler air also comes rodents. European house mice are gearing up for winter by searching for food and finding a place to keep warm.  Dr. Jim Armstrong, wildlife expert with Alabama Cooperative Extension System,  has some ideas on keeping mice at bay this fall. Native mice, such as the cotton mouse and the white-footed mouse, ... Read More »