DATE POSTED: January 20, 2020
Most people can pick out a raccoon in a police line-up, even though it wears a black mask, or maybe it is because it wears a black mask. Raccoons have a distinct appearance, and this bandit-like appearance makes it easy to identify when you catch a glimpse of one in your South Portland yard. But there are some things you may not know about raccoons.
DATE POSTED: January 17, 2020
What do bumblebees, snakes, wood frogs, turtles, bats, skunks, squirrels, chipmunks, hummingbirds, groundhogs, ladybugs, bears, and some species of snails have in common? They all hibernate. Well, sort of.
DATE POSTED: September 30, 2019
Portland, ME is the perfect place for hiking and outdoor activities due to our nature trails, marshes, pine forests, and rural parkland. Our location offers an environment that not only brings tourists for year-round bird watching but is also an inviting area for wildlife.
DATE POSTED: September 10, 2019
In an area like Providence, it’s not uncommon for wildlife to come a little too close to human residences, causing problems and headaches for homeowners. While squirrels and raccoons might look cute in a cartoon or at a safe distance, these wild animals can cause problems if they come onto your property or, worse, into your home.
DATE POSTED: March 7, 2019
After a lengthy winter, most of us are more than ready for the warm weather that spring provides. We’re not the only ones. New England wildlife has managed to survive the worst elements winter could throw at them and they’re ready for a break. Unfortunately for homeowners, spring typically provides the perfect opportunity for wildlife to invade and do damage to New England yards.
DATE POSTED: January 24, 2019
The cold weather in Maine is widely known to cause an increase in rodent activity inside homes. It can also drive raccoons to invade properties, outbuildings, and homes. Raccoons inside homes can be devastating, and cause a plethora of health problems, as well.