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The Global Food Security Issue: Why Rodenticides are Ineffective in Managing Rodent Populations

Global Food Security: The Impact of Rodents and Rodenticides   Rodenticides are often seen as the solution to rodent infestations, but evidence suggests that they may not be as effective as previously thought. In fact, rodenticides may be contributing to a global food security issue. According to recent studies, at least 20% of the global […]

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The $19 Billion Threat: The Economic Impact of Rodents on the U.S.

The Billion-Dollar Burden: How Rodents Impact the U.S. Economy Rodents are not only a nuisance, but they also pose a significant economic threat to the United States. According to a report published by the Pest Control Industry (PCI) in 2018, rodents cost the U.S. approximately $19 billion in economic losses each year. This is a

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Humane Solutions’ Fish Lyft – Low Cost Modular Fish Ladder Successful In Port Moody

A waterfront city located around the Burrard Inlet, Port Moody is a growing community with plenty of nature to enjoy. The city is surrounded by forested mountains with many productive natural areas like salmonid and other fish-bearing streams. The progressive community is naturally interested in the conservation of wildlife and natural spaces and directs significant

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Novel Bridge Bird Exclusion Solution

Novel Bridge Bird Exclusion Solution Developed a modular, non-invasive bird exclusion solution for the ongoing Iron Workers Bridge restoration project. *location and customer details redacted due to contract terms* Summary Birds from common pigeons to protected species like cormorants have been nesting in the hollow spaces of the steel members that make up the frame

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Mental Health and Pest Control Intersect in the Massive Failure of Vancouver’s SRO System

Pest management calls regarding rodent populations are not new to Humane Solutions.  While these jobs are among our most frequent service calls, we were struck by both the human/animal welfare situation that we discovered at a Vancouver Single Resident Occupancy (SRO) hotel in downtown Vancouver. A breeding pair of rats, originally kept as companion animals,

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Help Relocate Orphaned Beavers and Kickstart Beaver Coexistence Policy in BC

  View this post on Instagram A post shared by BC Wildlife Park (@bcwildlifepark)   Help Relocate Orphaned Beavers and Kickstart Beaver Coexistence Policy in BC The Orphaned Beavers Alder and Willow are two beavers currently housed at the BC Wildlife Park. The now two-year-old, capable beavers were originally found separately in Kelowna and Vernon,

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Squamish Hires Humane Solutions to Help Reduce Human Wildlife Conflicts

Our team is very excited to be working closely with the District of Squamish to reduce human-wildlife conflicts. Squamish is known as a high-density wildlife area where residents are used to encountering a variety of species frequently, they are also known to be innovative and efficient in their policy development and implementation, which makes them an ideal

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