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By Dee Walmsley
like a perfect world, doesn’t it! Unfortunately for much of the new
life, there will be starvation, predation, disease, pesticide poisoning
and human intervention. Mothers will be killed before, after, and during
the season leaving orphans at nature’s disposal.
brings bulldozers, dirt bikes, unleashed dogs, uncontrolled cats and
humans who do not heed the warnings of prevention,
but scream loudly for intervention
when one of the critters, forced from their natural environment seeks
ought to be a law!
you want to enjoy co-existing with nature, educate yourself.
wildlife trees and shrubs to attract and feed the animals.
dead trees standing. They make wonderful squirrel homes and woodpecker
a rock wall in place of a fence. This will provide homes for snakes and
small mammals and you’ll never have to paint it.
your house and sheds for animal entry points – screen them off. Cap
chimneys and remove trees that provide access to your roof.
you feed the birds, keep the area and feeders clean. Moldy seed kills
songbirds. Give the birds a birdbath filled with fresh water.
you don’t enjoy watching wildlife and want them
removed from your yard:
pet food indoors and maintain a manicured yard.
trap and relocate wildlife. It will not solve the problem, as another
animal will just move into the vacated territory. Relocation may also
spread any disease the animal is infected with.
call a reputable wildlife control officer for advice.
more information, contact your local SPCA shelter or Wildlife
Nature and hand and you’ll be well rewarded.
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