Squirrel

Can You Trap Squirrels In Ontario?

Can you trap and relocate squirrels?

Studies have shown that most squirrels relocated after being trapped die soon after their relocation because they are not familiar enough with the area to survive. The best option is to contact a wildlife rehabilitator and follow their instructions.

Can you trap red squirrels in Ontario?

The Ministry of Natural Resources’ Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act states that the trapping and relocation of wildlife is illegal. However, if you must trap a squirrel for whatever reason, it must be released within one kilometer of its point of origin.A

Will a relocated squirrels return?

Studies have shown that most squirrels relocated after being trapped die soon after their relocation because they are not familiar enough with the area to survive. The best option is to contact a wildlife rehabilitator and follow their instructions.

How do I get rid of red squirrels in my yard?

Sprinkle Cayenne Pepper Some gardeners swear by sprinkling a concoction of cayenne pepper, red pepper flakes, paprika or other combinations of spicy seasonings around the base of the plants. Trick squirrels into thinking your produce isn’t a tasty treat after all by dusting a few of the fruits in the hot mixture, too.

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