Rodents - Living with Wildlife in BC (2014)

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  • Northern Pocket Gopher
  • Coast Mole
  • Yellow-bellied Marmot
  • Columbian Ground Squirrels
  • Mice & Rats
  • Voles

Many rodents have no impact on crops while others cause from minimal to significant damage. Proper identification and assessment of damage is important for rodent management. Trapping is effective for small populations and is the preferred method over the use of poisoned bait, which can harm non-target animals such as dogs, hawks, owls and snakes.