Re: [gardeners] bushy tailed rats and tree seedlings

George Shirley (
Sun, 15 Sep 2002 21:46:28 -0500

1100 fps air rifle or a humane trap if you can't be shooting in your
neighborhood. If you trap them and remove them the void will be filled
by other tree rats. They do make a good gumbo though. <VBG>


M T wrote:
>  We have a bunch of squirrels in the yard planting pecan and live oak
> seedlings everywhere. If you want some tree seedlings or nuts, send me
> a legal size SASE and I'll send them out next month when the weather
> cools a bit.
>  Does anyone have a favorite deterent/removal method for the squirrels?
> TIA!
> Matt in Norfolk, Va.  USDA zone 8
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