Asked on Apr 13, 2012
Squirrels stripping bark off my tree.
Me and my neighbor have a tree that seperates our property and i have seen this one squirrel stripping the bark off in 3 to 6 inch strips.It stripped so much i had to get the leaf blower out to blow it out the driveway.Ive never seen this before but read online it could be they are looking for water,eating fungus,or could be a preg. female doing it to relieve pain.I really dont think its for water i have a creek in my front yard.Is this gonna damage the tree? Ive noticed today that its doing it again...I