Nuisance Wildlife

Closeup of a raccoon raiding a bird feeder

Control wildlife damage

Find out how to prevent the potential problems — while enjoying the benefits — that wildlife near your home can create.

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The presence of wildlife around your home or on your property typically is beneficial. But wildlife may at times conflict with your goals and objectives. Potential problems include:

  • Costly wildlife damage to crops, gardens or livestock
  • Damage to buildings and other structures
  • Hazards to human health

Landowners and homeowners need to be both tolerant of some damage caused by nuisance wildlife and proactive in preventing problems. Learn more on this site about scientifically valid ways to prevent damage and control nuisance wildlife.

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