We're into a three-week stretch of August that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recognizes as skunk season, the St. Cloud Times reports. Homeowners are calling the agency with complaints about skunks tearing up their yards in search of grubs.
While roadkill might seem to indicate otherwise, this year’s skunk population isn’t overly abundant, according to others in the DNR and those who work in pest control, the newspaper says.
Here's more info from the DNR on the skunk.