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Nuisance Wildlife Control Operators (NWCO)

Nuisance Wildlife Control Operators (NWCO) are licensed by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources suggests that if you have a nuisance wildlife problem with your home, business or property; contact the NWCO nearest you. NWCO's are a private business, and are not an agent or employee of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

Any person interested in becoming a Licensed Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator (NWCO) can review the NWCO Manual/Guidebook to determine if he or she qualifies, based upon practical wildlife trapping experience or related education, training or coursework.

To begin the application process:

  • Print a copy of the application form
     
  • provide the completed form to the state conservation officer in the county you reside
     
  • Do not submit the $25.00 fee at this time.

Nuisance Wildlife Control Operators (NWCO) - Species ID & Information Manual
     
Download Form (542-8060) - NWCO New Applicants 542-8060
Download Form (542-8060) - NWCO New Applicants 542-8060
Download Form (542-8061) - NWCO Renewal Applicants 542-8061
Download Form (542-8061) - NWCO Renewal Applicants 542-8061  

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