Spruce Trees Mysteriously Dropping Healthy Twigs? Blame the Squirrels!

A recent OMAFRA posting provided the solution to a recurring fall mystery — spruce twigs fallen to the ground, but with no sign of disease or insect damage. The culprits? Squirrels accidentally snipping off twigs while¬†eagerly removing mature cones in order to snack on the tasty seeds within.

For some great pictures of the guilty parties caught in the act, visit the OMAFRA site here.

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