Wildlife Pests

The Master Gardener help desk receives many calls each year about eradicating or controlling wildlife pests.   Texas AgriLIFE Extension provides information about managing common pests.  Click on “view pdf” to view and/or print the publication.  If the animal is not listed here, click on any AgriLlife bookstore link to go to the site; then type the name of the animal in the search box.

Raccoons: https://agrilifebookstore.org/publications_details.cfm?whichpublication=266&orderby=pubnumber&SIMPLESEARCH=raccoons&criteriastring=SIMPLESEARCH%3Draccoons

Armadillos: https://agrilifebookstore.org/publications_details.cfm?whichpublication=269&orderby=pubnumber&SIMPLESEARCH=armadillos&criteriastring=SIMPLESEARCH%3Darmadillos

Moles/voles: https://agrilifebookstore.org/publications_details.cfm?whichpublication=1384&orderby=pubnumber&SIMPLESEARCH=moles&criteriastring=SIMPLESEARCH%3Dmoles

Squirrels: https://agrilifebookstore.org/publications_details.cfm?whichpublication=272&orderby=pubnumber&simplesearch=squirrels&criteriastring=simplesearch%3Dsquirrels

Opossum: https://agrilifebookstore.org/publications_details.cfm?whichpublication=270&orderby=pubnumber&simplesearch=tree&criteriastring=simplesearch%3Dtree

Snakes:  https://agrilifebookstore.org/publications_details.cfm?whichpublication=274&orderby=pubnumber&SIMPLESEARCH=snakes&criteriastring=SIMPLESEARCH%3Dsnakes

To identify Texas snakes, go here:  http://www.texassnakes.net/pictures.html

Woodpeckers: http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/plantanswers/misc/animalpe.html

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