How big are voles?

Answer Different species of voles can vary in size once they mature into adults, and 23 species of voles live in the U.S. For example, the meadow vole can reach between 5½ and 7½ inches in length, while... Read More »

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How do I trap voles?

Find Active Vole HolesLook for active vole burrows. You usually will see flattened or matted grass around a hole entrance. Avoid holes that have debris covering any part of the opening--this indica... Read More »

Do voles dig in lawns?

Voles use their teeth and claws to burrow through lawns, gardens, golf courses and other areas. Voles are small rodents that are sometimes mistaken for mice. Voles appear brown or gray and measure ... Read More »

How do I prevent voles?

Remove Grass and WeedsRemove weeds and grasses from around the base of shrubs and small trees to make these areas less attractive to voles. Keep surrounding grass clipped short year round. Voles li... Read More »

Are voles herbivores?

Voles are herbivores. They eat plant tissues, grasses and sedges. Voles are mammals in the same family as rodents, including gerbils, hamsters, mice, rats and lemmings. They live in open, grassy pl... Read More »