Along with the flowers and birds, spring brings the whole pest rogue’s gallery back out of the woodwork. Chief among them: the rascally raccoon. Every spring, nature's masked bandit returns, ready to pilfer, plunder, and pillage whatever it can get its creepy little hands on. If they’re given half an opportunity to make your home their mark, they’ll take it. Don’t let that happen. Consider this your varment police report on all things raccoon this spring. Here’s everything you need to know about where raccoons are, what they’re doing, and how to prevent them. With a little due diligence, you can make sure nature’s burglars go home empty handed.