Building a Hibernaculum

Here is an excellent video showing how to build a backyard hibernaculum for reptiles, amphibians, and insects. Perfect for building near backyard ponds and streams to help these creatures survive the cold...

Skunk Breeding Begins in February

The time of year has almost arrived when the striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis) begins its breeding season.  The skunk breeding season usually starts in February and can run into April depending on weather conditions.  Females that are impregnated early in the season...

Schedule Raccoon Removal and Proofing

It’s that time of year again.  Raccoons are beginning their mating season.  Male raccoons have begun their search for females.  Once the male and female mate, the female gives birth and raises the young without any help from the males. Now that raccoons are...

Squirrel Problems and Removal

Last winter was a brutal one for all of us.  Let’s hope we don’t have a return trip this winter season.  Not only did the cold and snow drive people indoors seeking warmth and shelter, wildlife was a well.  Just imagine lying in bed on a cold winter night...

Groundhog Removal and Control

Groundhogs, or woodchucks are nuisance animals that will cause extensive damage to property and plants.  A groundhog burrow consists of holes they dig with large piles of soil at the main entrance.  Each burrow can contain several different openings that they use....

Time to Schedule Bat Removal

Do you have a bat problem in your home, office, or other structure?  Bats in Pennsylvania have finished raising their pups for the season.  The pups are now flying on their own and the time is now to schedule bat removal and bat proofing.  Aaxis Wildlife is your one...