SWCD to host lecture


The good, the bad and the hungry

Staff Report



Have you battled against deer in your summer garden? One solution to try is the infamous peanut butter fence. This solution requires a simple one line electric fence setup, some aluminum foil and some tasty peanut butter. A peanut butter fence can be one of the most effect ways to dissuade deer from encroaching in your garden. How to do you stop the moles, the rabbits, and every other critter from filling the gap? Scioto Soil and Water Conservation District can help you out.

Wildlife on your property can bring you hours of enjoyment or years of frustration and Scioto’s Conservation District wants to help get you through the rough times and prepare for the best! With partners from Pike SWCD and The Ohio State University they are hosting an evening workshop on April 11 at OSU South Centers in Piketon, Ohio. The meeting titled The Good, The Bad, and The Hungry – Managing Wildlife Conflict Around The Home is scheduled from 6-8 p.m.

Whether you are dealing with deer nibbling your garden or a groundhog taking up residence under your shed, we have advice to help you manage wildlife conflict at your home. The public is invited to come and learn about all kinds of wildlife concerns and to seek solutions to their own problems at the meeting. Tips, tricks, and laws will be covered to get you the most effective and lawful solution. Pre- registration is requested and can be done by calling 740-259-9231.

The good, the bad and the hungry

Staff Report