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What You Need to Know About Skunk Mating Season

It’s nearly spring, which means it’s time for green grass, crocuses and…mating wild animals.  While you might normally be inclined to leave wild animals to their own business, it’s hard to ignore when the animal is a skunk. Mating skunks can leave skunk smells all over your property throughout the spring from initial contact to…

Inspect Your Home Now to Keep Wild Animals out This Fall and Winter

Wild animals are a frequent cause of stress for homeowners across Connecticut. Squirrels, raccoons, opossums, skunks, and bats seek out warmth and shelter in attics, basements, garages, crawlspaces, and sheds. They can find a small opening less than an inch in diameter and chew and scratch until it is wide enough to squeeze into the…

How to Get Rid of a Skunk in Your Garden

Skunks are attracted to gardens because they provide both food and shelter. Skunks eat vegetables and dig for insects and grubs, which can disturb or destroy plants and make a mess. If you have skunks in your garden, there are several simple methods you can use to get rid of them. Strategies to Keep Skunks…