Badger Damage Prevention and Control Methods

Overview of Damage Prevention and Control Methods

Habitat Modification

  • Controlling rodent populations may make habitats less suitable for badgers.

Exclusion

  • Generally┬ánot practical.

Frightening

  • Bright lights.

Repellents

  • None are registered

Toxicants

  • None are registered

Shooting

  • Where permitted, shooting with a rifle, handgun, or shotgun is effective.

Trapping

  • Steel leg hold traps.
  • Live traps.