Rodenticides & the Silent Killing of Wildlife

Rodenticides & the Silent Killing of Wildlife
Rodenticides by definition are any agents that kill, repel or control rodents. Wikipedia defines rodenticides as "pest control chemicals intended to kill rodents". Many rodenticides, in fact most used in the United States, include anticoagulants as the primary ingredient. Anticoagulants are usually classified as first generation or second generation. Those classified as second generation have a much longer duraiton of action and include brodifacoum and

About Our Honeybees

About Our Honeybees
Not long ago, someone asked my advice about a bee hive in her yard. I contacted Ruth Brooks at Freedom Center for Wildlife and she steered me to the New Jersey Beekeepers Association. I knew there was a crisis in the honey bee population, but I learned a whole lot more - including that the honeybee is New Jersey's State insect, and that it's illegal to kill them in the Garden State. Most North American honeybees are the gentle, Italian variety. Honeybees w...