Site Bibliography

We have used a variety of sources to provide you with additional information on this site. This is a space to recognize and thank all the authors.

Book Resources

Corrigan, Robert M. Rodent Control: A Practical Guide for Pest Management Professionals. Cleveland, Ohio: GIE Media, c2001.

Reprinted with permission from Rodent Control: A Practical Guide for Pest Management Professionals, GIE Media, Cleveland, Ohio.

Daar, Sheila, Olkowski, Helga, and Olkowski, William. Common-sense Pest Control. Newtown, Connecticut: Olkowski, Daar, Olkowski, c1991.

Frishman, Austin M., PhD. Vertebrate Pest Handbook, Second Edition. Cleveland, Ohio: Advanstar Communications, c1999.

Bennett, Gary., PhD. Truman's Scientific Guide to Pest Control Operations, 5th Edition. Cleveland Ohio: Purdue University/Advanstar Communications Project, c1982.

Online Resources

House Mouse

Illinois Dept of Public Health. Prevention & Control: House Mouse

Potter, Mike. Control of Mice University of Kentucky College of Agriculture Department of Entomology, Cooperative Extension Service.

Deer Mouse

Davis, William B. and David J. Schmidly. The Mammals of Texas - Online Edition: Deer Mouse Texas Tech University, 1997.

Norway Rat

Davis, William B. and David J. Schmidly. The Mammals of Texas - Online Edition: Norway Rats Texas Tech University, 1997.

Illinois Dept of Public Health & Control. Norway Rats

Roof Rat

Davis, William B. and David J. Schmidly. The Mammals of Texas - Online Edition: Roof Rats Texas Tech University, 1997.

Sullivan, Lawrence. Roof Rat Control around Homes and Other Structures The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension.

Wood Rats

Salmon, Terrell P. and Gorenzel, W. Paul. Woodrats University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Cooperative Extension Division.

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. Living with Woodrats or Packrats


Gauthier, Norman. Identification and Control of Mice and Voles University of Connecticut IPM

GreenShare Factsheets: Meadow and Pine Voles University of Rhode Island.


Fergus, Chuck. Shrews (PDF) Pennsylvania Game Commission.

Schmidt, Robert H. Shrews University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Cooperative Extension Division.

Moles and Shrews

Kitts, James and Chris Goodwin.

Newton: Ask A Scientist: Moles Forest Preserve District of Cook County, Illinois.

Henderson, F. Robert. Moles University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Cooperative Extension Division.

Pocket Gopher

Mammals of Kansas: Plains Pocket Gopher University of Kansas, Field Station & Ecological Reserves.

Pocket Gopher (PDF) South Dakota Department of Agriculture.

Recommended Links

Additionally, there are many other sites committed to providing you with valuable rodent control information. These are the ones we especially recommend ...

Animal Planet (Discovery Channel): This website from the Discovery Channel is great for animal enthusiasts of all ages.

Desert USA – Desert Animals and Wildlife: Very informative site about the wildlife found in American deserts.

The Mammals of Texas – Online Edition: Find great, concise information on a wide variety of animals indigenous to Texas.

National Geographic Society: Animals: The world renowned National Geographic Society has a wonderful website filled with information on all kinds of animals!

University of Michigan Museum of Zoology Diversity Web: This site, written by students and graduate students of the University of Michigan, is both very informative and well-written.

USGS: The United States Geological Society has a multitude of information on many different animals of the U.S.

San Diego Natural History Museum: A well-written site filled with information on animals that inhabit the surrounding land and Pacific Ocean near the San Diego area.

GreenShare factsheets. University of Rhode Island: Excellent site containing a wealth of information on everything from Insect and Animal Pests to Gardening and Landscaping.

Mammals of Kansas: An extremely large listing of the mammals of the state of Kansas leads the user to very detailed, well-written details about each of the animals. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks: Interesting and informative, this site provides the reader with details about the animals found in Montana.

Colorado State University Extension: This site covers everything from Agriculture, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Nutrition Resources, and 4-H. Excellent information presented in an inviting, easy-to-use format.

The Moleman: This site gives a comprehensive look at moles and mole control.  Tom Schmidt, the Moleman, has been in the mole trapping business since 1986 and he provides valuable information as well as recommendations for trappers in other areas of the country.

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