[Tweeters] Trapping Eastern Gray Squirrels
clsouth at u.washington.edu
Mon Dec 16 07:33:51 PST 2013
Ooh, I like that idea! But we would have to be sure and only use it while the Grays dominate. Then the Douglas might actually have a chance.
I asked the same question about what to do with the live trapped squirrels. I don't suppose the zoo would want them? Owls and carnivores could have freshly-caught meat.
clsouthwick at q.com
On Sat, 14 Dec 2013, Deborah West wrote:
> Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2013 11:18:57 -0800
> From: Deborah West <olyclarinet at gmail.com>
> To: tweeters at u.washington.edu
> Subject: [Tweeters] Trapping Eastern Gray Squirrels
> Yesterday there was a post which included this, about which I have a question:
> With much great success, I aggressively campaign to keep my
> Bellevue-Eastgate yard and the neighborhood south of I-90 Gray Squirrel free, usually an
> effort that has to be repeated every 3-5 years. Soon after the Gray's have
> been eliminated (have-a-hart live trapped), 5 here in 48 hours just
> recently, the Douglas return, repopulate, and are a great joy to have around,
> ...and no Eastern Gray Squirrels have been detected around here now for three
> Having trapped the squirrels, what do you do with them which both does not transfer the nuisance, for people, to another neighborhood, or
> cause problems for other Douglas Squirrel populations?
> I am waiting for the day when there is squirrel food which contains a birth control agent!
> Deborah West
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