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What is Wildlife Exclusion? Why Does It Matter?

Canada has experienced record population growth of over one million people from January 1, 2022, to January 1, 2023. This 2.7% growth rate is the highest Canada has experienced since 1957. This level of growth necessitates the development of new housing, roads, and potentially new schools and hospitals, along with opportunities for new businesses to …

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Protecting Your Cottage from Wildlife Intrusions

Protecting Your Cottage from Wildlife Intrusions

Cottages in Muskoka serve as tranquil retreats, providing solace and relaxation amidst nature’s beauty. However, the allure of the wilderness can also attract various forms of wildlife, leading to potential intrusions and disturbances. Safeguarding your getaway becomes essential to preserve its sanctity and ensure a safe environment for you and your loved ones. In such …

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Raccoons in the Winter

Raccoons have thick coats, nimble hands, and clever minds. They are resourceful and quickly adapt to all styles of living, including in urban areas. They must prepare for seasonal changes, especially in winter when it is not easy to scavenge for food. While some animals prepare to hibernate for the winter, raccoons prepare for torpor, …

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Squirrel Nest Removal

Squirrels typically enter a home for a safe place with easy access to food, shelter, and water. Your attic and chimney share similar qualities to an ideal squirrel nest location. They are above the ground and secure from predators and the weather. Squirrel nests (drey) are effective in keeping squirrels and their offspring warm and …

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How to Keep Raccoons Away

Raccoons in your house or on your property can cause significant damage. It is much easier to keep raccoons away instead of trying to get rid of them. A raccoon’s natural habitat is woodland areas near water sources such as streams, marshes, and rivers. Wild raccoons typically nest in tree cavities, rock crevices, underground burrows, …

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