There are several species of tree squirrels in North America, and the particular mix varies from region to region. Nationwide, they include the
- gray squirrel (Scirus carolinensis),
- fox squirrel (S. niger),
- red squirrel (Tamiascirus hudsonicus),
- flying squirrels (Glaucomys sabrinus and G. volans).
While there are important behavioral differences among these species that affect their management, this article will discuss a general framework for controlling squirrel problems in buildings.
The laws regarding squirrel