Category Archives: Voles

We share our cities and parks with many different types of animals and wildlife.  These animals are resourceful, they are scavengers, predators, prey, and survivors.  Sometimes these critters will venture a little too close to home in order to find … Continue reading

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As the temperatures are starting to rise and the snow is melting, you may be seeing many grass laden tunnels appearing in your grass. This year’s vole population will likely be very high due to the heavy amounts of snow … Continue reading

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Matted pathways or yellow grass tunnels on your lawn is the characteristic sign that voles have been travelling, searching for roots of plants, grass and seeds. Many people will want to control this pest as it enjoys eating the succulent … Continue reading

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Anyone who’s ever had a vole infestation knows that the voracious little critters are extremely damaging to just about any kind of plant material they come across. Here in Manitoba, the most common type of vole is the meadow vole, … Continue reading

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This past winter, vole populations boomed in Calgary because of ideal breeding conditions. The creatures spend their winters under the snow, which allows them to live, feed, and reproduce undetected. Because we didn’t have our regular Chinook conditions this year, … Continue reading

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