lawn pests - Knowledgebase Question

St. Charles, Il
Question by diurbanick
February 11, 2010
what can I do to eliminate voles from my yard? I have a dog/invisible fence and the majority of the yard the dog has the run. please help!

Answer from NGA
February 11, 2010


Voles, or field mice, can be trapped with regular mouse traps baited with peanut butter. Reset the traps as often as necessary until you eliminate the population. Since your dogs have the run of the yard you'll either need to use the kinds of traps that are self enclosed or you'll need to keep your dogs out of the yard until you've controlled the vole population. Wish there were a better solution!

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