First determine the main habitats of raccoons in your backyard - it could be a porch, a chicken coop etc.. Then you need to to install live-catch racoon traps in these places. Remember: raccoons’ murders are forbiddedn by law in many states, so using killing traps and shooting guns are illegal! Use safe traps with natural or industrial food (not poisonous) bait - and then release the captured raccoon on the nature, for example, in the nearby forest. Read about what live-catch trap is the best for choice in our guide “How To Get Rid of Raccoons”.