Management of Prairie Dogs

Instructor: Stephen Vantassel

Managing prairie dogs is a delicate balance between maintaining a healthy environment and keeping valuable land pest free. This course will cover environmental concerns and methods of control. It will also discuss common application methods and ways to protect yourself from hazards when using rodenticides.

After completing this course participants will be able to:

  • Examine prairie dog habitats and behaviors, as well as related environmental concerns.
  • Observe signs of beneficial non-target animals and distinguish when to treat or not.
  • Assess the appropriate control method and make safe and legal applications.