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Wildlife Control Operator

Oregon’s permitted wildlife control operators are an individual, business owner, or the business owner’s designee charging a fee to control furbearers, unprotected mammals (excluding moles) and western gray squirrels causing damage, creating a public nuisance or posing a public health or safety concern in incorporated city limits and associated urban development areas. They are permitted by ODFW and governed by a set of rules.

What should you do if you have a nuisance problem?

If you are experiencing wildlife causing a nuisance you may contact a permitted wildlife control operator or contact ODFW if you wish to conduct the trapping yourself. A WCO permit is not required for the onsite capture and euthanasia of species defined as “predatory animals”. 

“Furbearers” mean beaver, bobcat, fisher, marten, mink, muskrat, otter, raccoon, red fox, and gray fox.

“Predatory animals" means coyotes, rabbits, rodents, feral swine, Starling, House sparrows, and Eurasian Collared Doves which are or may be destructive to agricultural crops, products and activities.

“Unprotected Mammals” means badger, coyote, gophers (Thomomys bottae, T. bulbivorus, T. mazama, T. talpoides and T. townsendii), moles (Scapanus townsendii, S. orarius and S. latimanus), mountain beaver (Apolodontia rufa), yellowbellied marmots (Marmota flaviventris), nutria, opossum, porcupine, spotted skunk, striped skunk, and weasel. For any person owning, leasing, occupying, possessing or having charge of or dominion over any land (or an agent of this person) who is taking or attempting to take coyote, gophers, mountain beaver (boomer), marmot, nutria, or porcupine on that property, these six species are considered to be predatory animals.

Prohibited species listed in OAR 635-056-0050 such as Nutria, Eastern Gray Squirrels, Eastern Fox Squirrels, and Virginia Opossum must be euthanized and cannot be released onsite.


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Wildlife Control Operators

Name Business Name Business Location Telephone Number Species indicated they work with
Sam Gilman Ketch-Um Wildlife Control Albany 541-619-1044 Beaver, Raccoon, Squirrels, Nutria, Opossum, Skunk, Moles, Gopher, Muskrat, River Otter.
Alexander Collins Animal Control NW Amity 503-442-7848 Mole, Gopher, Beaver, Nutria, Skunk
Louis Glinkman The Critter Catcher Ashland 541-482-0278 Beaver, Bobcat, Coyote, Fox, Gopher, Moles, Opossum, Squirrels, Skunk, Raccoon.
Eric Ufer Pest Solutions LLC Beaverton 503-895-2510 Squirrel, Skunk, Raccoon, Opossum, Moles, Gopher, Beaver, Nutria, Bat Exclusion
Corey Thompson Barnes Quality Pest Control Bend 541-389-9104 All, excluding game birds and game mammals. 
Brian Dahl Independent Brookings 541-251-0038 Bobcat, Fox, Raccoon, Skunk, and Opossum
John Bergquam A-1 Humane Wildlife Control Buxton 503-324-0406 Beaver, Mountain Beaver, Nutria, Moles, Gophers, Skunk, Opossum, Raccoon, Squirrels, Rodents, Muskrat.
Eric Stout Get Bats Out Canby 877-264-2287 Raccoons, Bat Exclusion.
Scot Evans A-1 Critter Solutions Central Point 541-301-0268 Beaver, Raccoon, Skunk, Snakes, Fox, Rodents, Bobcat, Coyote, Muskrat, Opossum, Squirrels.
Jason Patterson The Huntsman-WMS Coos Bay 541-294-2050 Raccoon, Skunk, Mink, Nutria, Muskrat, Beaver, Coyote, Bobcat, Otter.
Josh Hooley Independent Corbett 503-887-6254 All, excluding game birds and game mammals
Ben Kesecker Good Earth Pest Company Corvallis 541-753-7233 Beaver, Raccoon, Opossum, Skunk, Ground Squirrel, Tree Squirrel, Nutria, Rodents.
Anna Loyd ABL Wildlife Cottage Grove 541-510-8277 Rodents, Squirrels, Raccoon, Opossum, Skunk, Fox, Beaver, Nutria.
Edward Fisk F5 Wildlife Control Cottage Grove 541-972-0726 All, excluding game birds and game mammals.
Wayne Loyd Pacific Wildlife Control, LLC Cottage Grove 541-942-9781 Bat & Bird Exclusion, Snakes, Raccoon, Squirrels, Opossum, Skunk, Beaver, Nutria.
John Norvell Nuisance Solutions Deer Island 503-410-9228 Skunk, Raccoon, Opossum, Squirrel, Mountain Beaver, Moles, Beaver, Muskrat, Nutria, Coyote, Bobcat.
Grant Williams Ultimate Pest Control Eugene 541-607-1500 Squirrels, Moles, Gophers, Opossum, Raccoon, Skunk, Nutria, Fox, Bird & Bat Exclusion.
Tiffanie Johnson Johnson Wildlife Services Eugene 541-746-9972 Beaver, Bobcat, Coyote, Fox, Mink, Muskrat, Nutria, Opossum, Otter, Raccoon, Skunk, Squirrel, Weasel.
Curtis Edwards Trapper CC Gold Beach 541-373-3695 Beaver, Raccoon, Skunk, Opossum, Bobcat, Fox, Otter.
David Mays Bugs NorthWest Grants Pass 541-472-5003 Raccoon, Skunk, Opossum, Beaver, Fox, Snakes, Squirrels, Moles, Gopher, Rodents, Bird & Bat Exclusion.
John Parker Pratt Highland Pest Control, LLC Grants Pass 541-476-6326 Raccoon, Skunk, Squirrels, Moles, Voles, Gophers, Rodents, Opossum.
Clifford Foster CCP Wildlife Control LLC Hillsboro 503-201-2432 All, excluding game birds and game mammals.
Shawn Hickman Northwest Wildlife Control Jefferson 503-689-0050 Beaver, Nutria, Skunks, Squirrels, Opossum, Moles, Gophers, Coyotes, Raccoon.
Joel Mathers Western Wildlife Services Junction City 541-968-0906 Beaver, Bobcat, Coyote, Fox, Mink, Ground Squirrel, Opossum, Skunk, Nurtia, Moles, Gopher and Raccoon.
Omar Lopez Northwest Wildlife Removal, LLC Keizer 503-991-2404 Raccoons, Beaver, Rabbits, Opossum, Rodents, Squirrel, Skunk, Moles, Gophers, Nutria, Bird & Bat Exclusion.
Kevin Harris Humane Relocation Service Klamath Falls 541-591-0706 All, excluding game birds and game mammals.
Rusty Adams Independent Lebanon 541-570-9958 All, excluding game birds and game mammals.
Diane Meiner Healthy Home Pest Control, LLC Lebanon 541-223-3930 Raccoon, Skunk, Beaver, Nutria, Opossum, Squirrel
Gregory Wescott Critter Getter Wildlife Control Lincoln City 541-921-0386 Raccon, Squirrels, Bat Exclusion.
Don Nichols Independent Mulino 541-757-7704 Moles, Gopher, Beaver, and Nutria.
Jerry Wilson The Relocator Myrtle Creek 541-863-7693 All, excluding game birds and game mammals. 
Bill Granstrom Bill's Pest Control, LLC North Bend 541-756-2816 All, excluding game birds and game mammals.
Terry Pierson Independent North Bend 541-404-1401 All, excluding game birds and game mammals.
Nancy Boerema Firefly Enlightened Pest Solutions Otis 541-994-8500 Squirrel, Raccoon, Skunk
Douglas Alm Homer’s Critter Control Otis 503-812-4499 Raccoon, Beaver, Mountain Beaver, Coyote.
Edwin Calderon EMC Pest Control and Cleaning Services Portland 907-433-9576 Raccoon, Skunk, Squirrel, Opossum, Bird Exclusion, Moles.
David Glor Paramount Pest Control Portland 503-288-7375 Beaver, Raccoon, Skunk, Opossum, Squirrel, Nutria.
Tim TenBrink Critter Control of Greater Portland Portland 503-244-0993 Raccoon, Skunk, Squirrel, Opossum, Snake, Chipmunk, Starling, Pigeon, Mole, Vole, Gopher, Rodent, Bat Exclusion, Nutria.
Ken VahnDijk Eco Care Pest Solutions Ridgefield 360-887-2399 Raccoon, Opossum, Squirrel, Bat Exclusion
Justin Shuler Umpqua Wildlife Management Roseburg 541-530-2218 All, excluding bats, game birds and game mammals.
Jeffery Davis Advanced Wildlife Removal, LLC Salem 971-281-4345 Raccoon, Skunk, Opossum, Squirrel, Nutria, Fox, Beaver, Starlings, Rodents, Bird & Bat Exclusion.
Sean McKinley Squish! Pest Control, LLC Sherwood 971-400-2477 Raccoon, Opossum, Skunk, Squirrel, Nutria, Pigeon, Starling, Vole, Coyote, Bat Exclusion.
Terry Brant Aspen Wildlife Services Springfield 541-485-6011 Raccoon, Opossum, Nutria, Skunk, Squirrel, Beaver, Muskrat, Mink, Otter, Bobcat, Rodents, Birds, Coyote, Fox, Mole, Gopher.
Mike Gephart Allied Pest & Wildlife Tualatin 503-810-3167 All, excluding game birds and game mammals.
Mark Strazhari Wayfare Pest Solutions Vancouver 844-929-3273 All, excluding game birds and game mammals.
Tim Olson Pioneer Pest Management LLC Vancouver 360-693-2644 Beaver, Raccoon, Skunk, Opossum, Squirrels.
Matt Luke Bugaboo Pest Control Vancouver 360-695-7279 Beaver, Raccoon, Skunk, Opossum, Squirrels, Nutria, Coyote.
Will Hansen Independent Walterville 541-954-7554 Coyote, Gopher, Mole, Squirrel, Beaver, Fox, Raccoon, Opossum, Muskrat, Nutria, Bobcat, Otter, Mink
Wesley Goode AllPro Wildlife Removal Wilsonville 503-766-6332 Raccoon, Opossum, Squirrel, Skunk, Nutria, Beaver, River Otter, Muskrat, Bobcat, Coyote, Mole, Gopher, Bat Exclusion.
Bernard Black Black's Pest Services LLC West Linn 503-723-7957 Bat & Bird Exclusion, Opossum, Raccoon, Skunk
Cory McCollum Sisu Business Builders West Linn 503-960-0078 All, excluding game birds and game mammals.
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