• How to Protect Purple Martins from Predators and Keep them Thriving in Your Yard

    Posted September 9, 2020

    Attracting purple martins to your yard seems like a win-win deal: you get to enjoy their beauty and activity, and they have a safe place to feed, nest, and relax — at least, until they catch the attention of local predators, both winged and four-legged. Have you unwittingly lured… learn more »

  • Prevent Owl Attacks During the Winter Season

    Posted July 27, 2020

    Owl Attack Defenses: The Hungry Owl in Winter Is a Fearsome Predator

    The silent attack of owls in the night is legendary. From their specialized feather structure to their night vision, sharp talons, and powerful lift with prey in their claws, they dominate the night as they hunt. As… learn more »

  • Five Tips to Solve Your Feral Cat Problem

    Posted July 11, 2020

    A feral cat colony can grow quickly from one or two cats to dozens as they reproduce, eat your pets’ food and any garbage they find, spread disease, and engage in conflict with local animals and children. Fortunately, there are humane and constructive ways that you can address your… learn more »

  • How to Keep Woodpeckers Away from Your House

    Posted June 20, 2020

    Woodpeckers are a beautiful and interesting sight in forests all over America. With their high-contrast and sometimes vibrant red plumage, they’re fun to spot in the canopy. Many folks consider the sound of a woodpecker drumming a quintessential part of any woodland camping trip.

    Woodpeckers lose the wow factor… learn more »

  • Is There Anything That Scares Off Wild Turkeys?

    Posted May 6, 2020

    The first time you find wild turkeys in your yard, you may be excited at the little piece of nature that’s come to visit your home. When they make a habit of it though, you eventually get a firsthand look at how destructive a rafter of turkeys can be.… learn more »

  • Protecting Horses Against Coyote and Other Night Predator Attacks

    Posted April 2, 2020

    You put a lot into raising your horses. In addition to the thousands of dollars each animal is worth and the thousands of dollars you pay each year to keep them healthy and fed, there’s also a human connection that forms between horses and owners. Even the most experienced… learn more »

  • Wintertime Remote Cabin Security: 5 Tips to Keep Your Cabin Safe

    Posted March 27, 2020

    A trip to the summer cabin can be the highlight of a vacation for the whole family. It is less fun to arrive and find that burglars have broken in while you were away during the winter months. Seasonally occupied cabins are an attractive target for thieves, since the… learn more »

  • Losing Sleep Because Coyote are Killing Your Goats?

    Posted February 18, 2020

    A midnight howl startles you awake. Your eyes snap open, and your heart races. There’s no doubt that a pack of coyotes is moving — and you realize they’re probably heading for the goats you moved to the north pasture last week.

    Coyotes are one of the most common… learn more »

  • How to Protect Cats from Coyotes

    Posted January 7, 2020

    You may assume there aren’t any coyotes in your neighborhood because you don’t see them, or because you think more populated areas are “safe.” But assuming anything can be dangerous for your pets — especially any cat(s) allowed to roam outside.

    Of course, if you allow your cat(s) to wander,… learn more »

  • How to Keep Owls Away

    Posted December 16, 2019

    Think of the relief you’d feel if you could guarantee that your cats, dogs, and chickens were safe from owls. While not the most always the most imminent threat to chickens and household pets, owls are best kept away.

    When deciding on the best owl protection for chickens and… learn more »