DATE POSTED: November 22, 2019
During winter, other rodents may try to seek shelter in homes, but not voles. Voles don’t hibernate. They remain active outdoors year-round. Fallen snow hides their underground activity, although, in winter, you might spot vole “runways” between two burrows where the grass is wilted or snow has been walked on.
DATE POSTED: May 16, 2019
For many homeowners, having a beautiful lawn is very important. After all, nothing is worse than having guests notice your hedges need to be trimmed and your grass could be shorter, right? Wrong. Unfortunately, there is something much worse for the appearance of your lawn than wilted flowers and overgrown hedges, and that something is vole damage.
DATE POSTED: May 8, 2018
Voles are very small rodents that people often get mixed up with ordinary house mice. Voles, however, are known to live primary outdoors and will rarely come inside. Outside the voles burrow far beneath the ground to create elaborate tunnels from place to place to store their food, breed, and to raise their offspring. An adult vole can be quite large, from about 5 inches to 8 inches in length…
DATE POSTED: March 20, 2018
Voles are cute little critters that invade our yards and can cause terrible problems for homeowners if left unchecked. If you were to ever see a vole, they are mouse-like rodents, but looks aside they have little in common. Unlike mice, voles do not usually move indoors. Voles are active both day and night and are year-round pests. They have small beady eyes, short legs, and a short furry tail…
DATE POSTED: February 23, 2018
Voles, also referred to as meadow mice, are rodents that look very similar to mice but are larger and darker in color. Their bodies are stouter, and their tails are shorter and hairier than mice, and their eyes and ears are smaller. Depending on the species, voles can grow to be as large as 9 inches long.
DATE POSTED: January 19, 2018
Voles are active during the winter since they do not hibernate in the cold winter months. Their activity underground is masked by the fallen snow. Don’t be fooled, voles are still alive and active during this time even if we can’t see them.