Why a cold winter won’t slow Vancouver’s booming rat population – British Columbia – CBC News

Cold weather has nothing to do with it. Reducing available resources (garbage/food, access to shelter etc) is the only way to limit carrying capacity, and limiting carrying capacity is the only way to reduce the population. Dumping truckloads of rodenticide throughout the lower mainland is NOT the answer.

 

Vancouver exterminators say their phones are ringing off the hook with rat complaints but without a city plan to deal with the critters it’s likely the problem will only get worse.

Source: Why a cold winter won’t slow Vancouver’s booming rat population – British Columbia – CBC News

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