Jaime Carlino. Photo by Samuel Grifford.
Repeat after us: Rodenticides are bad, bad, bad. Not only do they kill the intended target (rats), but the poison is also often ingested by other wildlife (and pets) in the food chain. There are safe alternatives to your rat problem. Learn more at the Friends of the Arcata Marsh lecture Rat Poison Is Wildlife Poison
on Friday, Jan. 15, 7:30 p.m.
(free). Humboldt State University master’s candidate Jaime Carlino, founder of the local chapter of R.A.T.S. (raptors are the solution), a nonprofit organization working to eliminate toxic rodenticides from the food web, presents this program on rodenticide use and its costs to rodent-consuming wildlife species and shares how to manage rodent issues without using poisons. Tune in via Zoom at www.us02web.zoom.us/j/2086720150