We used Victor kill traps (Woodstream Corporation, Lititz, Pennsylvania) to collect pocket gophers
in every month from January 2010-July 2011 at a single location 6 km E of Spearsville in northern Union Parish, Louisiana.
The findings showed that in waterlogging prone areas, the gophers
slowly shift tiny amounts of earth upwards to try to stay dry.
In some studies, gophers
have reduced alfalfa yields by up to 46 percent.
move into the field on the south side of the barn, strange things begin to happen.
in Farmer Burrows' Field demonstrates that clouds can, indeed, have linings of silver
We conducted surveys for plains pocket gophers
(Geomyos bursarius) in nine counties in central and northern Indiana.
The anticoagulants bring death slowly, making poisoned gophers
easier for predators to catch, which, in turn, can sicken the predators.
Two species of pocket gophers
occur in Arkansas, Geomys breviceps (Baird's pocket gopher
) and Geomys bursarius ozarkensis (Ozark pocket gopher
) (Elrod et al.
Coyotes used to be more visible in our neighborhood and they would eat the gophers
but since the coyotes have just about disappeared, the gophers
have taken over.
They have informative pamphlets on pocket gophers
Try This: Pocket gophers
spend most of their time underground, but you may see where they've been.
A plague of gophers
that has been chewing into farmers' profits since the early 1990s.