Ground Hog Removal ?
Suspect a family is living under foundation of house. There are several entrance / exit holes. What problems should I expect ? Proper & Lawful Method of Removal ? Thanks
Prince George's County Maryland
Groundhogs kick out a lot of soil, which can make a mess. Also, after many years, their tunnels can weaken a structure. So, you do need to discourage yours.
Search 'groundhogs' on our website.
Also, ready the groundhog section of this fact sheet: http://extension.umd.edu/sites/extension.umd.edu/files/_docs/programs/hgic/HGIC_Pubs/wildlife/HG90%2...
If it has young, they should be leaving now, which is good. Some people have success repelling them by shoving ammonia-soaked rags down the holes (leave one hole open overnight so they can escape), then plugging the entrances as described in the fact sheet above.