Can you tell me what this animal is?
Lately I have noticed raised earth in my garden like something is tunneling under ground. Its in my garden next to my cedars and I hope they don’t kill them? There are sometimes clean holes about 2 inches in the garden as well.
Any advise on what this is and how to control it would be helpful.
You’ve got moles. There are some 6-8 species active in North America and this would be one of them. To start with, I suggest you read our MOLE CONTROL ARTICLE which will go over all the options you have to control local infestations. The article will go over various traps, repellents and baits that can be employed. Depending on the problem, you might be able to repel them but if you have more then 2-3, I suggest using the MOLE WORM BAIT. It’s very effective, easy to use and the moles will readily accept your placements.
Here are direct links to the information and products listed above:
Mole Control Article: http://www.bugspray.com/articles98/moles.html
Mole Worm Bait: http://www.bugspray.com/catalog/products/page2068.html