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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.

 Permit Forms

Rules and Regulations

Other information

To request an informational packet, please contact Nicole Stuttgen 503-947-6315 or email Nicole.m.stuttgen@state.or.us

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 Skunk, Squirrel, Nutria, Raccoon, Opossum, Beaver, Muskrat, Mole, Gopher.
Anthony Hyde EcoLife  Albany 541-928-6397 Bats
Alexander Collins Animal Control NW Amity 503-442-7848 Mole, Gopher, Nutria, Beaver, Skunk, Opossum, Bird Exclusion
Louis Glinkman The Critter Catcher Ashland 541-482-0278 Beaver, Bobcat, Coyote, Fox, Squirrel, Gopher, Moles, Opossum, Otter, Raccoon, Skunk
Bryce Cayton Edge Pest Control Portland LLC Beaverton 503-648-3343 Skunk, Raccoon, Opossum, Squirrel
Edwin Calderon EMC Pest Control and Cleaning Services Beaverton 907-433-9576 Raccoon, Skunk, Squirrel, Opossum
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. 
John Bergquam A-1 Humane Wildlife Control Buxton 503-324-0406 Skunk, Raccoon, Opossum, Beaver, Nutria, Muskrat, Gopher, Moles, Rodent, Squirrel.
Scot Evans A-1 Critter Solutions Central Point 541-301-0268 Beaver, Raccoon, Skunk, Snakes, Fox, Bobcat, Coyote, Muskrat, Opossum, Squirrel, Porcupine
Trapper Spencer Wildlife Solutions Cheshire 541-729-1536 Beaver, Nutria, Raccoon, Skunk, Coyote, Squirrel, Fox, Beaver, Mole, Gopher, Bat Exclusion
Jason Patterson The Huntsman-WMS Coos Bay 541-294-2050 Raccoon, Beaver, Fox, Coyote, Bobcat, Skunk, Nutria, Muskrat, Opossum
Allen Fox Heritage Pest Control Coquille 541-294-3727 Bobcat, Coyote, Fox, Badger, Raccoon, Skunk, Opossum, Muskrat, Weasel, Mink, Nutria, Porcupine
Ben Kesecker Good Earth Pest Company Corvallis 541-753-7233 Skunk, Raccoon, Beaver, Opossum, Muskrat, Skunk, Bat Exclusion, Nutria, Squirrel, Rodent
Anna Loyd ABL Wildlife Cottage Grove 541-510-8277 Raccoon, Squirrel, Rodent, Moles, Gopher, Opossum, Skunk, Nutria, Beaver, Fox, Bat Exclusion
Edward Fisk F5 Wildlife Control Cottage Grove 541-972-0726 All invasive and Non-game animal species
Wayne Loyd Pacific Wildlife Control Cottage Grove 541-942-9781 Bat & Bird Exclusion, Raccoon, Squirrel, Opossum, Skunk, Beaver, Nutria, Snake
John Norvell Nuisance Solutions Deer Island 503-410-9228 Skunk, Raccoon, Opossum, Nutria, Beaver, Coyote, Bobcat, Moles
Grant Williams Ultimate Pest Control Eugene 541-607-1500 Raccoon, Fox, Bobcat, Squirrel, Nutria, Opossum, Skunk, Mole, Gopher, Bat & Bird Exclusion
Noel Johnson Independent Eugene 541-736-6261 All, excluding game birds and game mammals.
Tiffanie Johnson Johnson Wildlife Services Eugene 541-746-9972 Beaver, Bobcat, Coyote, Fox, Mink, Muskrat, Nutria, Opossum, Otter, Raccoon, Skunk, Squirrel, Weasel.
Douglas Alm Homer’s Critter Control Garibaldi 503-812-4499 Raccoon, Coyote, Skunk, Beaver, Nutria, Rodents, Bobcat, Rabbit, Squirrel, Bat & Bird Exclusion
Curtis Edwards Trapper CC Gold Beach 541-373-3695 Beaver, Raccoon, Skunk, Opossum, Bobcat, Fox, Coyote, Bat Exclusion, Birds, Otter
David Mays Bugs NorthWest Grants Pass 541-472-5003 Raccoon, Skunk, Opossum, Beaver, Fox, Squirrel, Snake, Mole, Gopher, Bat & Bird Exclusion, Rodent
Clifford Foster CCP Wildlife Control LLC Hillsboro 503-201-2432 All, excluding game birds and game mammals.
Andrew DeHart West Fork Trapping Company Hood River 541-806-4270 Bobcat, Coyote, Fox, Badger, Raccoon, Skunk, Opossum, Beaver, Otter, Muskrat, Squirrel, Mtn. Beaver, Rabbit, Weasel, Marmot, Mink, Mole, Gopher.
Shawn Hickman Northwest Wildlife Control Jefferson 503-689-0050 Beaver, Skunk, Nutria, Muskrat, Raccoons, Opossum, Squirrels, Coyote, Moles, Gophers, Bobcat, Fox, Mink, Weasel.
Joel Mathers   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 Opossum, Raccoon, Skunk, Squirrel, Nutria, Fox, Gopher, Mole, Rodent, Bat & Bird Exclusion
Kevin Harris Humane Relocation Service Klamath Falls 541-591-0706 All, excluding game birds and game mammals.
Diane Meiner Healthy Home Pest Control Lebanon 541-223-3930 Raccoon, Skunk, Beaver, Nutria, Opossum, Squirrel
Gregory Wescott Critter Getter Wildlife Control Lincoln City 541-921-0386 Bat & Bird Exclusion, Squirrel, Rodent
William Paul Shelley Bearded Dog Agri-Vertebrae Wildlife Management, LLC McMinnville 541-537-3025 All, excluding game birds and game mammals.
Jennifer Castillo-Castillo Four Elements Forestry LLC Medford 541-890-2155 Beaver
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.
Nancy Boerema Firefly Enlightened Pest Solutions Otis 541-994-8500 Squirrel, Raccoon, Skunk
Tim Chambers Varmint Control Parkdale 541-352-6503 All, excluding game birds and game mammals.
Robert De Angelo Killers Pest Elimination Portland 503-777-3141 Raccoon, Skunk, Squirrel
Roy Milbradt Paramount Pest Control Portland 503-288-7375 Raccoon, Squirrel, Moles, Beaver, Skunk, Opossum, 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.
Craig Bradley Bugs Plus Pest Solutions Redmond 541-668-0523 Skunk, Raccoon, Squirrel, Chipmunk, Rodent, Snake, Beaver, Opossum, Coyote, Moles, Gophers, Bat Exclusion
Ken VahnDijk Eco Care Pest Solutions Ridgefield 503-222-5566 Raccoon, Opossum, Squirrel, Bat Exclusion
Jerry Crawford Independent Salem 971-718-6381 Beaver, Raccoon, Mink, Muskrat, River Otter, Bobcat, Fox, Opossum, Nutria, Coyote, Squirrel, Porcupine, Mountain Beaver.
Jeffery Davis Advanced Wildlife Removal Salem 971-281-4345 Raccoon, Skunk, Opossum, Squirrel, Nutria, Chipmunk, Bird & Bat exclusion.
Sean McKinley Squish! Pest Control, LLC Sherwood 971-400-2477 Nutria, Raccoon, Skunk, Opossum, Squirrel, Rodents, Starling, Pigeon, Vole
Terry Brant Aspen Wildlife Services Springfield 541-485-6011 Raccoon, Opossum, Nutria, Skunk, Squirrel, Beaver, Muskrat, Mink, Otter, Coyote, Fox, Mole, Gopher.
Bill Larsen Summit Pest Management Tigard 503-639-2500 Squirrel, Raccoon, Skunk, Opossum.
Tim Christensen Christensen Taxidermy Tillamook 503-842-5119 Beaver, Raccoon, Skunk, Opossum, Nutria, Muskrat, Coyote, Weasel, Bobcat, Mink, Otter
Mike Gephart Allied Pest & Wildlife Tualatin 503-810-3167 All, excluding game birds and game mammals.
Wesley Goode AllPro Wildlife Removal Tualatin 503-766-6332 Raccoon, Opossum, Squirrel, Skunk, Nutria, Beaver, River Otter, Muskrat, Bobcat, Coyote, Mole, Gopher, Bat Exclusion
Dominic Meyers Western Exterminator Co Vancouver 503-890-9467 All, excluding game birds and game mammals. 
Mark Strazhari Wayfare Pest Solutions Vancouver 844-929-3273 Raccoon, Squirrel, Opossum, Skunk, Beaver, Starling, Pigeon, Nutria, Bat Exclusion
Bruce Head Pioneer Pest Management LLC Vancouver 360-693-2644 Raccoon, Opossum, Squirrels, Birds, Bats, Moles, Skunks.
Will Hansen   Waterville 541-954-7554 Coyote, Gopher, Mole, Squirrel, Beaver, Fox, Raccoon, Opossum, Muskrat, Nutria, Bobcat, Otter, Mink
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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