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Home  >  Pest Management  >   Squirrels: Vertebrate IPM Tip Sheet (Summary)

Squirrels: Vertebrate IPM Tip Sheet


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By Martin Guerena, NCAT Agriculture Specialist

Published: June 2018

Updated: n/a



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Squirrels can damage buildings, invade attics, dig up gardens, gnaw on electrical and irrigation lines, carry fleas, mites and diseases, and feed on a variety of fruits, nuts, and other crops and plants. This tipsheet will hopefully help you control them.

Table of Contents

Ground Squirrels
Ground Squirrel Management
Tree Squirrels
Tree Squirrel Control Methods
Control Methods Used on Both Ground and Tree Squirrels
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