The Town of Oakville is once again providing information and strategies for helping homeowners protect their homes from local wildlife this spring. As part of the "Living With Wildlife" speaker series, there will be an information night at the Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre tonight, May 13, 2013, from 7:00-9:00pm.
Get your property critter-ready
Are raccoons lounging under your deck? Rabbits nibbling your plants? Squirrels nesting in your chimney? Learn how to wildlife proof your home this spring by safely and effectively managing your wild neighbours.
Guest speakers will be on hand to offer residents practical advice on a variety of topics related to urban wildlife control. Ryan Rainville from Skedaddle Humane Wildlife Control will discuss urban wildlife issues, as well as how to prevent conflict situations. Retired Canadian Wildlife Service waterfowl specialist Norm North will talk about the town’s Canada Goose management strategy. Laura Mackasey from the Oakville and Milton Humane Society (OMHS) will address the role the OMHS plays in managing Oakville’s wildlife.
Representatives from the Town of Oakville and Oakvillegreen will also be on hand to answer any additional questions. All participants will receive a free birdhouse kit. Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre is located at 2302 Bridge Road.
Check out the Town of Oakville website for more information: