Ground Squirrel Poison As An Alternative To Trapping

May 10, 2015


When ground squirrels have taken over, poison can be an effective method for rapid population reduction. When the ground squirrels are under control, nontoxic control can resume.


Smith’s nontoxic ground squirrel trapping is best for the environment, but it can be prohibitively expensive when dealing with dozens or even hundreds of ground squirrels.

a ground squirrel outside of a home in california bay area

The CA Dept of Pesticide Regulation has strict rules on how ground squirrels can be eliminated. This link describes the approved ways to set up poison stations.  http://ucanr.edu/sites/Ground_Squirrel_BMP/CONTROL_METHODS/Bait_Stations/

Smith’s Gopher Trapping Service uses traps and or poison to quickly eliminate ground squirrels from vineyards and hillsides where they cause property damage and crop loss in Santa Clara County, San Mateo County, and Alameda County.




 

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