What You Can Do: Rodents

Overview

What You Can Do: Rodents

Many rodent problems can be addressed by making changes to your property so that rodents are discouraged from making their home there. However, in some cases it may be necessary to seek the assistance of a pest control operator.

Overview

Rodent Prevention

Preventative Approach

Rodent control is effectively accomplished by comprehensive rodent proofing, proper trapping, and environmental management. Look for signs of rodent activity. The District can assist homeowners in understanding:

Three types of snap rodent traps placed perpendicular to a baseboard.
Overview

Rodent Trapping and Control

Note: some rodents carry hantavirus, a potentially deadly infection that is transmitted when humans breathe in dust contaminated with the body fluids of infected rodents. If you will be cleaning up after a rodent infestation, read this important information first.

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Other Rodent Control Options

Once prevention techniques, trapping, and control options have been utilized, but are unsuccessful, the following options are available as a supplement or alternative:

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