Sessions Tagged With 'wildlife damage management'

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2015 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Wildlife in the Backyard - a Double-edged Sword

Friday, December 4, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Scott Hygnstrom, Gerald McQueen, dani carroll

It is wonderful to have wildlife in your backyard until that wildlife damages your plants, disfigures your lawn, or invades your house. In this webinar Dr. Scott Hygnstrom from the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point will explain how to minimize problems from small mammals...

Webinar: Wildlife Control Training for Master Gardeners

Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Stephen M. Vantassel, Raj Smith

This WDM training manual for Master Gardener volunteers provides methods for managing wildlife damage, based on applied research, for a variety of different species. We recommend the latest control techniques within a framework of Integrated Pest Management (IPM). We offer...

Predator Management for Small and Backyard Poultry Flocks

Monday, September 9, 2013 at 7:00 pm EDT

New date and time - September 9, 2013 at 7 PM Eastern Time Controlling predators is a common problem with small and backyard poultry flocks. Thomas Barnes, PhD, will discuss predator identification and means to minimize their impact. Barnes is the Kentucky state Extension...

Management of Tree Squirrels

Friday, August 16, 2013 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Stephen M. Vantassel

This webinar will review the biology, damage and its identification, and control methods for handling conflicts with gray, fox, flying, and red squirrels. Learn about habitat modification, exclusion, repellents, frightening devices, shooting, and trapping. Stephen Vantassel...

Wrangling Woodchucks and Other Ground Squirrels

Friday, July 19, 2013 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Stephen M. Vantassel

Whether you call them woodchucks, groundhogs, whistle pigs, or something else, they can cause extensive damage to gardens and undermine embankments and foundations. We also will discuss management of chipmunks and thirteen-lined ground squirrels whose activities can conflict...

Webinar: Dealing with Deer

Friday, June 21, 2013 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Scott Hygnstrom

Dealing with Deer: How to protect your garden, plants, and property from deer. Dr. Hygnstrom is a nationally recognized expert on deer damage management. He will separate the fact from fiction about dealing with deer. No sign up necessary. Just show up at the link below. ...

Protecting Gardens from Voles, Moles, & More

Friday, May 17, 2013 at 12:00 pm EDT

The webinar will review the effective strategies to protect gardens from the effects of voles, moles, and pocket gophers. Attendees will learn essential biology of these species, how to identify their presence, as well as control techniques (what to use and what not to use).

Bats and Bat Management

Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Scott Hygnstrom

Presenter: Scott Hygnstrom, Professor and Extension Wildlife Specialist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Certified Wildlife Biologist and Leader of the eXtension CoP for Wildlife Damage Management Bats are unique creatures in the animal kingdom. They are mammals that can...