Controlling Rabbits

We have been getting calls in our office lately about nuisance rabbits. Rabbit populations fluctuate year to year and during the season, depending on food availability and predator populations. They can have several litters a year, but the largest number of litters occurs in the spring. Rabbits are most active …

Reduce fire hazard in your landscape now

Fire season is well underway, and the weather has been dry and hot. Since we live in a high fire-hazard region, it’s a good idea to take stock of your landscape to make sure you’re doing all you can to reduce the chance of wildfire damaging your home. Vegetation management …

Saving Our Landscape Trees

As the summer temperatures rise, everyone is starting to think about barbecues and enjoying their backyard more. There are two phrases that come to mind when I think about hot summer temperatures: the dog days of summer, and no landscape is complete without a tree. When temperatures get too warm, …

Creating Defensible Space

May is Nevada Wildfire Awareness Month. During this time, firefighting agencies and University of Nevada Cooperative Extension encourage Nevadan’s living in wildfire-prone areas to take action to reduce the threat to their homes. This year’s theme is “Create Unity, Fire-Adapt Your Community.” An important action that residents can take to …

Defensible Space: Your Home, Your Vegetation, Your Responsibility!

When it comes to wildfire, Nevada is confronted with a dire prediction: fires are forecast to burn more frequently and more intensely in the future. Recent and ongoing fires in Colorado and Arizona show how uncontrollably a wildfire can burn through a community. And how dangerous and deadly they can …