Raccoons and foxes will be less likely to get in. Use electronic eye sprinklers, noise makers and dogs to make an orchard or garden less attractive to hungry wildlife. Once born, however, please leave the animals alone until the mother feels they are old enough to move them along. Have patience; they will move in a few short weeks, and it can be a joy to watch them grow. Inspect trees for bird/squirrel nests before removal It is important to carefully survey a tree for nests before it is cut down to reduce the chances of injuring or killing small mammals or birds. Late fall is the best time to remove trees or brush. interview skills infographicWR&R recommends that, since we all live in wildlife habitat, please consider these tips to reduce impacts on local wildlife. Summary: Tips for Protecting Wild Birds and Animals in the Early Spring Keep grasses/weeds low year round and avoid mowing them too short in early spring. Inspect brush piles before burning. Make gardens/orchards less attractive/accessible to wildlife Late fall is the best time to have trees cut down. At other times of the year, songbirds, small mammals and raptors could be nesting.
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