About Use Of Rodenticide In Coquitlam
Like more than a dozen other cities in B.C., Burnaby has now made the move to eliminate rodenticides from their pest-control arsenal. These poisons cause rodents to slowly bleed out and die in a protracted, painful manner. In addition to the inhumane way they operate, these rodenticides cause harm to more than just the pest rodents. Predators such as owls and other raptors are fall prey to the rodenticide upon consuming poisoned prey. With this ban in place, Burnaby will be turning to alternative methods of pest control.
City of Coquitlam
The Vancouver Parks Board took initiative in 2018 to have the food concession operators in Vancouver City parks not use rodenticides as a control method for dealing with rodents. In December 2020 the Vancouver Parks board received an updated report from their Vancouver Bird Strategy Committee. The goal of the Vancouver Bird Strategy is to create the conditions for native and migratory birds to thrive in the city and across the region. One of the recommendations of the Vancouver Bird Strategy report states,
“Continue to explore rodent control solutions that don’t use rodenticides.”
The use of rodenticides is a complicated issue. Balancing the humane treatment of all animals with the protection of people’s homes and businesses from the real hazard brought by a rodent infestation requires the services of an experienced professional.
Solutions Pest Control rodent control standards encompass methods that leave the lightest environmental footprint while being effective. The protection of our customers’ homes and businesses from the hazards brought about by a rodent infestation, is our first priority. Secondly, we focus on delivering pest management through the most humane methods appropriate.
With our many years of experience in pest control, we know each situation needs to be assessed to determine the suitable control methods to be used.
Rodenticide Free Rodent Control
At Solutions Pest Control, we employ rodenticide only as a last resort. There are a number of rodenticide-free (or poison-free) methods that can be very effective, depending on the specific circumstances.
For a complete description of our poison-free rodent control methods see Poison-free Rat and Mouse Control.
Solutions Pest Control Is Good At Solving Rat Control Issues
No one wants mice and rats in their home, but removing them needn’t involve inhumane methods or over-reliance on potentially dangerous chemicals and poisons. Find out more on our Rat Control Services.
If you have a rodent problem, give us a call, and learn more about the poison-free, environmentally responsible ways we can help!