The Critter Control Handbook: Pro Secrets for Stopping Sneaky Squirrels & Other Crafty Critters in Their Tracks

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Voyageur Press, 2002 - Nature - 176 pages
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Who hasn’t been frustrated trying to outwit a daring deer, a roaming raccoon, a pesky pigeon or a sneaky squirrel? The best offense is a good defense, so arm yourself with "Controlling Crafty Critters"! Author Dan "The Critter Man" Hershey, who has 20 years of experience as a licensed Nuisance Wildlife Control Officer, shares his professional secrets that are guaranteed to help you control critters--from bees to beavers; from squirrels to snakes--no matter where you live. Hershey presents the most current, effective, and humane methods for controlling more than 20 nuisance animals. His time-tested techniques include using common nontoxic household items, setting traps, and when necessary, resorting to more drastic solutions. "Controlling Crafty Critters" is packed with pro tips such as: -Why hanging a mousetrap will catch twice as many mice -Which popular bar soap will repel deer -Which sliced fruit is the best bait for woodchucks -Which fruit drink will repel geese and ducks Reclaim your yard and home! Eliminate headache and frustration by putting Hershey’s advice to use today . . . for a critter-free home tomorrow.

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Contents

Preface
6
Do It Yourself or Hire a Contractor?
25
Deterrents
35
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Dan Hershey has been a Nuisance Wildlife Control Officer for more than 20 years in the Upstate New York area, has been a consultant to several Municipalities regarding the removal of nuisance wildlife species. Worked closed with local law enforcement officials at the height of rabies epidemic, is an active outdoorsman pursuing fish and game. Helped NY State Conservation Dept.; set standards for ethical treatment of Nuisance Wildlife by consulting with Department Biologists and Technicians, and developed unique methods for expelling and relocating bats.

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