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  • 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 »

  • Easily Deter Raccoons with These Tips

    Posted November 24, 2019

    Known for stealthily preying on chickens and feasting on lush garden greens, raccoons are nighttime nuisances. To prevent future unwelcome visits, the predator control experts at Nite Guard Solar have these easy tips on how to deter raccoons. If you take action, you can look forward to a property… learn more »

  • Wild Hogs Tearing Up My Yard: Try These Tips

    Posted September 30, 2019 Wild hogs, wild pigs, feral pigs, feral hogs, razorbacks—they go by many names, but one thing is certain, they cause a lot of property damage. What can you do to keep wild hogs from tearing up your yard? The first step has nothing to do with building a fence or calling animal control. Instead, you need to find out why the wild hogs are on your property in the first place. learn more »
  • How to Keep Raccoons Out of Ponds — 5 Tips

    Posted August 20, 2019

    Raccoons are resilient creatures. They’ve easily adapted to human presence, and more raccoons (up to 20 times more!) are now living in urban areas than in the wild. Rurally, raccoons usually nest in hollow logs or rocky caves. In urban areas, though, you might find them in crawl spaces,… learn more »