A coni-bear trap in a bait box set can be used to trap skunks. Bait should be placed in the back of the box. The box should be placed in an area that is frequented by skunks.
WILDLIFE DAMAGE CONTROL 11 Skunks Skunks are well-known, nocturnal residents of Pennsylvania. The striped skunk, M ephitis mephitis , is characterized by prominent, lateral white stripes that run down its back.
C-113 SKUNKS James E. Knight Extension Wildlife Specialist Animal and Range Sciences Montana State University Bozeman, MT 59717 Damage Prevention and Control Methods Exclusion Buildings: close cellar and outside basement and crawl space doors; seal and cover all openings including window wells ...
Name: _____ Skunks by Cynthia Sherwood P-U! That might be what you think when you hear the word “skunk.” But there is much more to this little creature than just its stinky smell when it sprays.
United States Animal and Wildlife 3419A Arden Way Department of Plant Health Services Sacramento, CA 95825 Agriculture Inspection Service APHIS—Protecting American Agriculture MANAGING SKUNK PROBLEMS Many people consider skunks odorous, obnoxious pests that should be avoided at all costs.
Skunks are found throughout Wisconsin in agricultural areas and woodlands, as well as in towns and cities. For the most part, they are beneficial because they feed on insects and rodents.
S kunks can be highly beneficial to farmers, gardeners and landowners because they feed on large numbers of agricultural and garden pests. Insects such as cutworms and beetle grubs are eaten in large quantities by skunks.
Skunks in Rhode Island When most people think of skunks, the first thing that comes to mind is the musky odor often associated with this species.
More recently, however, skunks have been classified as the separate family Mephitidae (Dragoo and Honeycutt 1997). The spotted skunk is smaller than the more common striped skunk ( Mephitis mephitis ).
2 INTRODUCTION T his booklet is designed to help people understand skunk behavior and to show them how to resolve skunk problems in the best possible way.