bear in tentLiving with wildlife

Even people who cherish wildlife will recognize the enormous amount of damage, not to mention frustration, animals can cause. Wildlife damage costs taxpayers millions of dollars every year in crop losses, and damage to homes and property.

Unfortunately, sometimes wildlife will continue to be a problem. Many animals like squirrels, raccoons and deer thrive on the habitat created by suburban sprawl and the fragmentation of woods and forests. The means we choose to prevent wildlife damage will, to some degree, determine its incidence in the future.

• Check out this series of training videos demonstrate how to install a wildlife fence to prevent deer from feeding on agricultural crops.

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