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Posted on: January 22, 2018

[ARCHIVED] RATS Community Workshop


FREE family-friendly community workshop to learn how to humanely prevent and control rats. The station style format allows you to go through at your leisure.

Presentations Include:

  • Master Trappers - presented by the Ferndale Rat Patrol. Learn how to safely and effectively rid your property of rats without poisons.
  • Stage Nature Center - Will be on hand with two live red tailed hawks. Learn the role raptors play in rodent control.
  • Build It and They Will Come - A Bird's Eye View will be on hand with owl houses and building tips.
  • Tool Kit - Frentz & Sons Hardware will educate on items needed to fight rat infestation on your property and how to use them.
  • For The Birds - LuAnn Linker of Wild Birds Unlimited will show how to feed birds without attracting rats to your yard
  • Say NO To Poisons - Learn how poisons endanger nature, wildlife, pets and humans.

Other topics will include:

  • Do This Not That
  • Rat Facts
  • Get Into Nature

We'll even have face painting for the kids and our own owl mascot will be on hand to entertain those of all ages.

This workshop is open to all residents of Royal Oak and surrounding communities.

If you go:

When: Feb. 10 from noon to 3 p.m.

Where: Mahaney/Meininger Community Center, 3500 Marais

Cost: Free

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