Love nature? Join over 200 Dublin homes, schools, businesses and places of worship in turning your yard into a Certified Wildlife Habitat. All you need is a yard, garden or landscape that provides basic needs for wildlife. Your space is probably already qualified. When you certify, yo
Dublin is home to a healthy population of red-tailed hawks. You’ve probably noticed their noisy screeches in large, mature trees. They’re our largest diurnal raptors or birds of prey, hunting everything from mice to squirrels to snakes. They are distinctively marked by the
The Ohio Community Wildlife Cooperative’s 8th annual conference takes place Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at The Ohio State University. The conference is open to anyone interested in learning more about urban wildlife, biology, and human-wildlife conflict prevention from leading biologis
Coyotes Coyotes are currently found throughout the U.S., although prior to the 1900s they were generally located west of the Mississippi River. The first sighting of a coyote in Ohio was recorded in 1919 and today this wild dog can be found in all 88 counties. Highly adaptable, resear
Nat Geo has produced a video featuring John Hadidian, who has studied raccoon behavior in urban settings and solving conflicts for many years. The type of exclusion depicted in the video is the type of work SCRAM! does in Dublin to help with animals in buildings, homes or yards. Staff
The warm, moist weather this spring has allowed ticks to lay more eggs than usual. While ticks are active year round in temperatures above freezing, the thick of the season for them is August-October and even into November.
Don’t be surprised if you find a fox denning under your deck this spring. They will leave on their own, usually by the end of June, but they can be scared away if desired. Follow the best practices below to remove or prevent a family of fox from denning on your property.
Punxsutawney Phil has been predicting the weather since 1887. The theory is, if Phil sees his shadow, we will have six more weeks of winter. Weather records don’t go back quite that far, but since records have been kept, Phil has predicted the spring weather accurately only about 36%