Common Concerns & Safety Issues

Territorial and energetic behaviors     
Even the prettiest of creatures can negatively impact your home life.  

Customers & Locations

Athletic Fields
Golf Courses
Lake Front Properties
Private Communities
Industrial Sites
Business Parks
County Governments

Professional Solutions

  • Repair entry locations 
  • Tree/branch removal          
  • Trapping 
  • Clear gutters  

Understanding the

Grouping Seedivore
Nicknames Pine Squirrel, Chickaree, Piney, @#$%^&*!
Best Known For These animals are known for raiding bird feeders, storing nuts and planting the forest. They are also famous for chewing holes into people’s homes.
Life Span 3 to 8 years.
Mating Season February through April.
Reproductive Details After a 40 day gestation period 3 to 6 squirrels are born in a litter. One litter born in April, May or June.
Dispersal Late summer and fall.
Habitat Typically found in pine woods, big tree areas, and are cavity nesters. Will utilize attics for their hollow tree and many times will access structures from ground level by exploiting gaps in foundations, siding components and walls.
Activity Cycle Active during the daytime year round.
Food Red squirrels eat pine seeds and walnuts. Also nuts: pecans, acorns, maple seeds, sunflower seeds, and corn. Will also eat eggs and baby birds. Unlike other squirrels that bury nuts singly, red squirrels prefer creating a large cache of stored food.
Damage Signs Holes chewed through wood, aluminum and vinyl. Wood chips and attic insulation on the ground below their entrance hole. Large caches of nuts and pine cones. Chewed electrical wires, rundown insulation and entry related debris on the ground.
Treatment Treat these types of squirrels by trapping and removing, repair entry locations, and remove any tree or branch that are within 10 feet of your home. Keep bird feeders away from the house and do not purposely feed squirrels.
Distinguishing Features Adult red squirrels are half the size of their gray squirrel counterparts. They are very territorial and do not tolerate other squirrels near their den locations. Cantankerous and highly energetic. Color tends to be rusty brown with off-white undersides.

Integrated Wildlife Management is our comprehensive and effective one-stop solution. This approach brings together the six necessary elements to successfully resolve wildlife / human conflicts and when possible, safely relocate wildlife to a more suitable habitat.