The Groundhog also called a Woodchuck or Whistlepig, is a member of the rodent family Sciuridae, they belong to the group of large ground squirrels known as marmots. Most marmots live in rocky and mountainous areas, but the Woodchuck is a creature of the lowlands. It is widely distributed in North America.
Damage They Cause
Most damage caused by groundhogs, is from their “burrowing”. burrowing can lead to cave-ins and other expensive structural damage. Burrowing along sidewalks, drive-ways and building foundations may result in costly damage repairs.
Groundhog Removal & Control
If the groundhogs are burrowing under your home groundhog trapping, removal and exclusion are the only option. First, woodchucks must be trapped and removed!