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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What do voles eat?

Voles are tiny rodents closely resembling mice that subsist on a varied diet depending on their species. Some types of voles are strictly vegetarians, consuming seeds, grasses, fruits, lichens, roo... Read More »

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 »

What do water voles eat?

Water voles, common throughout the British Isles, are herbivores. Known to eat over 27 different types of plants, water voles particularly like sedges, rushes and horsetail. They will also eat bark... 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 »