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Control Methods Available for Wildlife Damage Management


This page contains resources on the kinds of control options available to manage wildlife damage problems.

When searching for ways to control wildlife damage, one can be overwhelmed by the available options.

Wildlife Damage Management Principles

We have, however, provided an overview of General Control Principles. Principles of Wildlife Damage Management

This portion of the site is dedicated to helping you sort through the options to find the best solution for your particular situation. Please understand that the material is presented in general terms as the applicability of any of these options depends on:

  • setting
  • local laws
  • regulations
  • personal preferences
This information will be helpful in making more informed and responsible wildlife damage management decisions.

Below is a list of control methods. Click to get more information.

Shooting Trapping Methods to Avoid
shooting traps avoided methods
Prevention Repellents Trapping Safely
Exclusion for deer repellents for wildlife Trapping safely
Toxicants Principles of Widlife Control Hazing & Harassment
Using toxicants for wildlife control. Photo by Dallas Virchow Principles of wildlife control Repellents and Hazing as a wildlife control method
Euthanasia Carcass Disposal  
carbon-dioxide euthanasia chamber Carcass disposal. Photo by Wildlife Control Consultant, LLC  
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