“You ain’t nothin’ but a ground hog!” If one of these prodigious foragers and burrow diggers has done some sort of misdeed in your yard, that’s what you may be thinking as you contemplate how to achieve your sudden all-consuming goal: groundhog removal. Groundhogs are not likely to quibble with you over your harsh “nothin’ but” comment, because they’re pretty humble, laid back animals. But some people do prefer to call them woodchucks. Woodchuck, … [Read more...]
Need a Woodchuck Trap?
Looking for a woodchuck trap? It shouldn’t be hard to find someone to take your money. But what you’re probably looking for is a way to resolve whatever problem you’re having with woodchucks. A trap will fail you utterly if that’s your goal. The burrow you clear out today is an open invitation for another woodchuck tomorrow. What you need is not a trap, but a sensible plan to solve your problem, and you’re on the right page for that. Why you … [Read more...]
Groundhog Day – Punxsutawney Phil Et Al
Every year on February 2nd, Groundhog Day, we collectively throw our hands up and acknowledge that the weather people, try as they might, haven’t got a clue about what the weather is going to be. Taking the only logical alternative path, we turn to Punxsutawney Phil, a plump and slightly grumpy-looking groundhog (likely from being woken up too early). This animal’s sole—and seemingly sufficient—claim to fame is arising from his winter slumbers a … [Read more...]