Although our snow totals this yr have been on the lighter aspect, we’ve nonetheless had some accumulation and, as that snow has melted on hotter days, the receding inches have revealed some curious tracks that appear like tunnels.
Voles, however, eat plant roots, bulbs and the bark of younger timber (particularly fruit timber).
Voles are additionally extremely prolific breeders and haven’t any drawback inviting associates over for dinner, the place moles are largely solitary.
If you do away with your mole, there most likely isn’t one other one too shut by.
Voles are a special story. Dealing with voles may be tough, particularly for those who’re against poisons and kill traps (good old style snap traps work nice).