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Deer, rabbits, and moles, oh my!  Animal pests can cause considerable damage to many different plants in the Iowa landscape. Learn about the best techniques and options for managing animal pests in the Iowa yard and garden.

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How to Protect Trees and Shrubs from Animal Damage Over Winter

Deer, rabbits, mice, voles, and other animals can cause a lot of damage to trees and shrubs over the winter months. Prevention is key to managing these garden pests.  By taking steps in the fall, you can prevent damage from occurring over the winter.

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Aaron Steil

Aaron Steil

Consumer Horticulture Extension Specialist
Management of Problem Wildlife
Wildlife-Friendly Gardening
Integrated Pest Management