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How to Get Rid of Ground Squirrels in Your Yard: A Complete Guide [2022]

In some states, home and business owners enjoy watching squirrels frolic and play, scampering around, leaping from branch to branch in tall trees, or defying gravity by climbing onto bird feeders. However, in California, most home and business owners do not enjoy hosting a squirrel that can cause damage and create dangerous conditions on their properties. Fortunately, you don’t have to share space with the California ground squirrel forever. Here at Smith’s Pest Management, we help Bay Area and Central Coast homeowners get rid of ground squirrels quickly and

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5 Best Ground Squirrel Control Companies in the San Francisco Bay Area [2022]

If you’ve got ground squirrels on your Bay Area property, you need to partner with a best-in-class pest company to remove them. The only problem is that finding such a company can be easier said than done. After all, there are so many options out there, and sifting through them can get confusing. Fortunately, we’ve done the research for you. This article compiles a list of the San Francisco Bay Area’s best ground squirrel control companies – rated from 1-5. We look at everything from

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Ground Squirrel Control That Is Healthy Schools Act Compliant

At Smith’s Pest Management, we have been developing our technique to eliminate ground squirrels with out poison. Our method is very safe, even for the squirrels…and our method is Healthy Schools Act compliant! We can drive them off the property to a place they belong without any side effects to you, the environment, or even the animals. Of course, poison has it’s place and sometimes its the best way, but in many cases repelling ground squirrels is all the customer wants and needs. We can clear out

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Ground Squirrel Poison As An Alternative To Trapping

When ground squirrels have taken over, poison can be an effective method for rapid population reduction. When the ground squirrels are under control, non-toxic control can resume. Smith’s non-toxic ground squirrel trapping is best for the environment, but it can be prohibitively expensive when dealing with dozens or even hundreds of ground squirrels. The CA Dept of Pesticide Regulation has strict rules on how ground squirrels can be eliminated. This link describes the approved ways to set up poison stations.  https://ucanr.edu/sites/Ground_Squirrel_BMP/CONTROL_METHODS/Bait_Stations/Smith’s Pest Management uses traps and or poison to quickly

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