Category Archives: Wildlife and Pests

Most Effective Mosquito Repellents

  This spring at the cabin it has been so wet and our summer hasn’t started out much better. We really do need the moisture though after the forest fires from the last two years but the mosquito population is … Continue reading

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Chicken Coop and Bears

Bear Encounters We have never had problems with bears before, but the last while I’ve had a Black Bear in the yard that has decided to harass my chickens.

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Difference between a Bobcat and Lynx

Difference between Bobcat and Lynx Coming back from the cabin the other day we encountered a bobcat or was it a lynx? I had never seen either so was not sure which one it was.  My husband had and informed me … Continue reading

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What to do if you meet a cougar?

Don’t run and don’t back down! I want to tell you a little bit about cougars before we get into what to do if you meet a cougar out in the bush while hiking. About Cougars Cougars are very rarely … Continue reading

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Getting Rid of Pack Rats

Getting Rid of Pack Rats Where do Pack rats live? Where do pack rats live?  Well apparently they live in my Cabin.  Well I’ll give you some Pack Rat information and then I’ll tell you my story and give you … Continue reading

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Deer and Hunting Season

Deer Hunting on the property Hunting season was to begin the following day so we decided to head up to the property and try our luck up there.

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Bear in the Yard

There is always the potential of a bear encounter out at the property, we had a bear in the yard this summer already. I have always been a little paranoid when it comes to bears so I always insist that … Continue reading

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