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Why Napa Valley Residents Must Take Voles Seriously

Have you ever seen a meadow vole? If you have, you might think you don’t have anything to worry about. A meadow vole is only about 4 to 8 inches in length, depending on the species. That’s not very big. But we’re here to tell you, that little pest can cause big problems. Here are a few reasons why. Reproduction When a meadow vole comes onto your property, it has the ability to reproduce quickly. A vole can have 5 to 10 litters in one year,

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Do I Have A Meadow Vole Problem – Or Something Else?

Meadow voles are small critters that can cause big problems—much bigger than you might expect. These are destructive animals that can have 5 to 6 babies every thirty days. It doesn’t take long for you to start seeing serious damage. The damage these critters do can help you figure out whether or not your yard pest is meadow voles.Do you see paths in your grass? If so, you could have meadow voles. These little 3 to 4 inch rodents chew runways in turfgrass. At first,

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How Do Meadow Voles Damage Yards In The Bay Area?

Have you ever heard of the term girdling? It is when the bark of a tree has been removed causing the tree to lose its ability to supply its need for water and nutrients causing trees to dry out and die. Girdling is just one of the significant damages that meadow voles can cause to your property. What Are Meadow Voles? A meadow vole is a species of mouse known for its ability to multiply quickly. A female meadow vole can have a litter of babies once

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How To Get Rid Of Voles In Your Yard And Garden [2022]

Voles: they’re tiny animals that can drive homeowners and gardeners crazy! Known for creating networks of deep, crisscrossing tunnels, voles can wreak havoc on a lawn or garden. If you’ve ever wondered how to get rid of voles, you’re not alone. Here at Smith’s Pest Management, our team specializes in helping clients in and around the San Francisco Bay area identify the best way to get rid of voles in their yard, so we know a thing or two about the process. We’ll share our top tips

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