Ask the Expert for WCO Professionals
The Internet Center for Wildlife Damage Management knows that sometimes special and specific assistance is needed. We know that business is tough sometimes. We are here to help.
But before we can help you, we need you to do a few things. Please visit these pages if for nothing else to make sure that you are familiar with some terms and know what the animal/problem isn't. Becoming better informed will help me, help you.
If you don't know what animal is causing the damage, be sure to visit
Animal Damage Identification
The NWCO Guide by Cornell University is also a gold mine of good information.
Trapping and control information can be researched by species at
the Store and The Handbook
- Technical questions should be researched using our FREE online database, the Digital Commons.
If after reading that information, you still have questions, then by all means drop us a line. In your question please include the following information so we can assist you better
- State/region where the problem is occurring.
- Explain the nature of the damage.
- Inside building? Outside building?
- Noise, gnawing, predation,
- Damage occurs during the day? Night?
- Any activities you have employed in an attempt to mitigate the damage.
- Provide any pictures (if possible) of the damage.
- Understand our disclaimer
We do not honor privacy and confidentiality disclaimers in e-mails unless the ICWDM is under contract!
Disclaimer: As with any activity, remember that animal damage control comes with its own risks and problems which can include but are not limited to legalities, health threats, and personal liabilities. Be sure to follow all state laws governing wildlife and make sure you have a thorough understanding on how to resolve the animal damage complaint. Our advice is only as good as your understanding of our recommendations and our understanding of your situation. If you have any questions be sure to write back.
We do not honor privacy and confidentiality disclaimers in e-mails unless the ICWDM is under contract! Please delete them prior to sending an e-mail.
Questions can be e-mailed to
You can also call 402-472-8961. I am often in the office between 8:30-5:00 M-F CST. If I am not in, just call back in an hour or so. I can't guarantee
out-of-state calls will be returned. All Nebraska calls are returned. E-mails are usually returned.