American badgers are large carnivorous mammals that are native to North America.

They are known for their strong digging ability and are often found in flat dry areas, like you may find near Gowen Field. Boise and the surrounding areas are a perfect habitat for badger populations.

Badgers are generally nocturnal animals and are known to be solitary creatures, although they may occasionally form small groups during breeding season. They have a distinctive appearance, with a stocky body, short legs, and a black and white striped head.

Quick Facts

Size: 1.5 to 3 feet long, 10-25 pounds.

Lifespan: 4-5 years.

Diet: Mice, voles, gophers, squirrels, birds, insects.

Habitat: Grasslands, fields, pastures. Burrows are located 3 meters underground, with a total length of up to 10 meters.

Why keep badgers off your property?

  1. Badgers are known to cause damage to crops, gardens, and other vegetation. They will dig holes in search of insects and other small animals to eat, which can lead to damage to crops and gardens. In addition, they may also dig holes in lawns or other areas, causing damage to the turf.
  2. Badgers are also known to prey on small livestock such as chickens and rabbits, which can cause damage to farmers and other livestock owners. They may also cause damage to fences and other structures as they dig their burrows.

Boise Badger Control, Trapping, and Removal

If you suspect that a badger has made its home on your property, time is of the essence. If the animal is not removed, extensive, costly damage may occur. If you suspect badgers are on your property, contact us today! Our professional technicians will perform a thorough inspection of your property to determine the most effective Boise badger control solution.

If badgers are invading your property, contact us at 208-949-1003