Portland OR Mouse Facts

Portland Mouse Facts The house mouse is well-adapted for living year-round in homes, food establishments and other structures. Homeowners are especially likely to notice mice during winter, following their fall migration indoors in search of warmth, food and shelter....

Compost piles can be Rat Feasts

I visited a client last week who had a serious Rat problem. The Norway rats were burrowing under her foundation. Every time she filled a hole a new burrow appeared. It turns out that her compost pile was about five feet from her house, and she was a very active...

Rodent Identification 101

We trapped these animals under a house recently. We had trapped nine at final count. Most home owners and a lot of beginning techs misidentify these rodents. You can not just throw some bait around and hope to eliminate these comensual (living with humans) rodents....

Bird Feeder No-No

Nature First Pest Control’s founder points out the obvious. This rat family not only has an unending supply of bird seed. They have so much of it that they have burrowed down below the foundation of the house. Now it is up to us to catch the whole rat family...