ABOUT  The Margo Gadfly is effective at scaring a large variety of wildlife with its motion-activated siren alarm and flashing scare eye. Portable, sturdy, and weather-resistant, the Gadfly protects against most mammals. From deterring elk from feeding on haystacks, deer eating in vegetable gardens, or even cougars from attacking livestock, the Gadfly does itRead More

Margo Supplies provides the Best Launchers for wildlife management. Compare the models of Scare Cartridge Launchers to find the best launchers for you Margo Thunderstick (#5800) a non-gun launcher designed specifically for the airport and industrial use. The Thunderstick is easy to use and has 3 safety mechanisms: A safety switch, a pin,Read More

Birds rely on their sight more than any other sense, so it’s no surprise that our visual pyrotechnics provide great results for wildlife managers at airports, landfills, and beyond. Here’s a look at some of our specialty 15mm visual pyrotechnic scare cartridges: Comet Bangers (#6010): Range of 15m/50ft. Comet Bangers are aRead More

Enjoying warm summer days vacationing with family or friends is likely to include some time in nature away from the concrete jungle. When you head out to enjoy some clean air and adventure in the wilderness, take the Boy Scout motto to heart and “Be Prepared”. You may remember toRead More

Whenever people live, work, or play in bear country, they bring a multitude of bear attractants with them.  Bears are intelligent and curious animals, as well as opportunistic feeders with a strong sense of smell. Anything from beehives, to latrines, or used engine oil can cause an unwelcome visit fromRead More

Bird lasers produce a large visible point of light that can be used to scare away problem birds.  Many bird species associate this light with predator-like behavior and flee when exposed to the visible light pattern. The most effective bird lasers produce a wide beam, as opposed to a narrow beam inRead More

Human-bear conflict is an ongoing challenge to both conservation efforts and in the daily lives of the people who live and work in bear country.  Grizzly bears attracted to human food sources can destroy private property, cause significant economic losses, and even cause public safety concerns. However, through cooperation amongRead More

Birds have a knack for going where their presence can cost your operation in time and resources, pose a danger to the birds themselves, or even to humans.  A large flock of starlings can consume up to 1 ton of blueberries in 10 days, exposure to dangerous chemicals found inRead More

Birds can cause significant damage to agricultural crops, interrupt industrial operations and even pose a danger to humans, such as during airplane bird strikes. Unfortunately, when birds are rewarded with a safe place to roost, food or other high value attractants, they can be difficult to keep away. Luckily, non-lethal repellentRead More

The snow is starting to fly in the Rockies and for a growing number of outdoor recreationists, this means strapping on snowshoes, ski boots, or crampons. But amid all the specialized winter gear, bear spray is often absent with backcountry enthusiasts. After a busy autumn packing on the calories, mostRead More

As the weather cools down, you’re likely not considering installing bear fencing. If you are a cottage owner, trapper, or outfitter with a cabin, however, it is strongly recommended you consider bear fencing to protect your assets. If you’re not careful, your cabin might receive a visit from an uninvitedRead More

Press Release– Margo Supplies is proud to announce our involvement in a new computer modeling study over the next year. We will work alongside Dr. Lael Parrott of UBC – Okanagan to research the best methods for reducing human-bear conflicts in Whistler, BC in Canada. Dr. Parrott has received federalRead More

You open the flap on your tent and gaze at the vista before you. The Alaskan coastal estuary stretches before you bathed in greens and golds in the morning light. Beyond, the pine forest extends up the slopes of the coastal mountains, turning into the blues and whites of theRead More

My name is Jeff Marley and I’m the founder and owner of Margo Supplies. Working on my wife’s family orchard, I quickly learned how wildlife damage can impact total yields. I began experimenting with pyrotechnic scare cartridges and developed my own techniques to reduce damage in our fields back inRead More