Gopher Removal Walnut

Gopher Control in Walnut, CA

When rodents like gophers are causing damage at your Walnut landscape and you need Gopher Removal service call Rodent Guys to rescue your landscaping.  Our Gopher Removal service in Walnut, CA is offered using pet friendly methods by well trained techs.  We can be reached at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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Any gopher control Walnut California needs is from the pocket gopher that is exactly the same as a gopher. Just about all damage is to new plants simply because they’re immature, un-established and it also would not require much gnawing for one gopher to eliminate or feed on it. Turf is additionally highly effected by gophers with damage from both feeding on the turf along with the earth moved on top along with residing on top of the lawn which usually smothers it.

Big trees can take biting for a little bit so don’t worry. Smaller trees are usually destroyed by way of gopher quickly considering that the roots offering the life to your tree are immature. You will quickly realize particular branches of trees or bushes continue to die out when gophers are destroying them. This is the result of the roots giving life for that section of the plant is compromised or destroyed from the gopher and without any longer giving life for that section of the plant you will be raising.

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Gopher mounds with exit hole

Gopher Mound

Pocket gopher burrows are almost always stuffed wth dirt like in the picture above. This helps to differentiate them from other tunneling rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can dig 1-3 mounds a day which is why you want to eradicate gophers immediately on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is typically done by a qualified pest control company with background in how to kill gophers for your home.  Always check that they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not merely a structural license.

Destruction and reasons we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, tree roots, ornamental flowers and vegetables on your yard – if it’s a plant they probably will eatwll consume|like} it.  Most damage is to new vegetation because they are small, un-established and it does not} take much for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Turf is also highly impacted by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the lawn and the dirt pushed on top and staying on the lawn which smothers it.

Large trees can take chewing for a while so not to panic.  Smaller trees can be killed by a gopher right away because the root system supplying the life to the tree are young.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes start to dry out when gophers are damaging it.  This is caused by the roots supplying that part of the plant is damaged or killed by the gopher and no longer supplying nutrients to that part of the tree you are growing in.

The most effective control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, bait, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are options that a property owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is normally operated by a company dedicated to gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the blaster.

Burrow fumigants are very useful but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed techs like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the smoke bombs from the nursery which are seldom successful.

Poison baits used by agriculture pest control operators are much higher concentration and effective than what is obtainable to a homeowner.  The main reason to hire a gopher expert is the experience of what technique to use for each situation and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective removal of gophers.

Using water to force them to surface 

Flooding can be effective on farms where the whole crop area is flooded and there is nowhere for a gopher to escape.  On your property you are going to try to flood the gopher with a hose down the hole.  The problem is the water usually never fills up the tunnel system and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you begin to worry about the cost of water in Walnut and shut off the water off.

Repellers 

There are no repellents in Walnut available at the present time that have been proved to provide good Gopher Removal. Several plants, such as gopher purge and cantor bean have been said to offer protection, but these claims have never been authenticated.   If they really worked to get rid of gophers no one would be reading this site including you.

Keeping gophers out of your garden using physical barriers can be effective for small areas. Any large project, such as placing fencing around the area of your backyard would cost too much. Plus this would at best only provide short-term control. Eventually gophers find a way in. 

Raised planter beds can be protected by attaching a 1/4 inch galvanized hardware cloth below the bed and securing it to the 2×6 wood frame prior to adding soil in your yard.

Calif DFG position 

 When gophers are causing damage to you Walnut property, they are allowed to be killed by all allowable method. Allowable ways include gopher traps and poison bait placed by the owner or tenant of the property. Any poison bait used to kill gophers must be labeld for gophers on the product label and follow the instructions carefully.

 Rodent Guys Rodent Company

We will come out to provide Gopher Removal services in Walnut using the best methods based on each property such as fumigation.  Depending on where tunnels are located poison baits are used instead of fumigation of tunnels.  Gopher Removal is a tough job for the novice, we have a lot of experience with it.

Gopher Pest Control at it's best

Captured two Gophers

This is owner of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with two gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one killed with bait.  Nick and his team of Gopher Removal experts will be holding trophies like these at the end of your project.

We Service Most areas in the following counties:

 Los Angeles County, Ventura, San Bernardino County, Orange County and Riverside County

References:
http://wdfw.wa.gov/living/gophers.html
http://agr.mt.gov/agr/Producer/VertebratePest/Bulletins/pdf/PocketGopher.pdf
 http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7433.html http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7476.html