Backyard brushpiles

Asked November 11, 2018, 12:57 PM EST

I built a backyard brushpile for wildlife,can it be possibly be harmful to my dogs?

Frederick County Maryland miscellaneous brush piles

1 Response

Brush piles are beneficial for wildlife. However, if you have dogs and an animal nests there, you may want to put a fence around it so the dogs cannot get in but the animals can get out.
Here is our link on brush piles http://extension.umd.edu/learn/wildlife-management-brush-piles

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