Find info and help with wildlife that can become a problem in Missouri, and learn how to prevent wildlife from becoming a nuisance.

Wildlife Control Guidelines

If wildlife is damaging your property, you may control it, but learn the wildlife-control guidelines and related regulations first. More

Armadillo Control

Learn to identify, prevent, and control armadillo damage on your Missouri property. More

Badger Control

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Learn to identify, prevent, and control badger damage on your Missouri property. More

Bat Control

Learn to prevent and control nuisance bats in your Missouri home or outbuildings. More

Beaver Control

Learn to identify, prevent, and control beaver damage on your Missouri property. More

Black Bear Control

Learn to identify, prevent, and control black-bear damage on your Missouri property. More

Blackbird Control

Learn to identify, prevent, and control blackbird damage in Missouri. More

Canada Goose Control

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Learn to control nuisance Canada geese in your Missouri community or on private property. More

Chipmunk Control

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Learn to identify, prevent, and control chipmunk damaage on your Missouri property. More

Common Snapping Turtle Control

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Learn to control nuisance common snapping turtles in your Missouri pond or wetland. It is illegal to harm or kill endangered alligator snapping turtles in Missouri. More

Cottontail Rabbit Control

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Learn to identify, prevent, and control cottontail-rabbit damage on your Missouri property. More

Coyote Control

Learn to identify, prevent, and control nuisance coyotes on your Missouri property. More

Deer Control

Browse techniques for controlling nuisance white-tailed deer on your Missouri property. More

Feral Hog Control

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Because they are non-native, destructive and dangerous, feral hogs should be eliminated from Missouri. This section discusses efforts to control feral hogs in our state. More

Groundhog Control

Learn to identify, prevent, and control groundhog damage on your Missouri property. More

Mole Control

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Learn to identify and control nuisance moles on your Missouri property. More

Muskrat Control

Learn to identify, prevent, and control muskrat damage in your Missouri pond or wetland. More

Opossum Control

Learn to identify, prevent, and control opossum damage on your Missouri property. More

Otter Control

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Learn to identify, prevent, and control otter damage on your Missouri property. More

Pigeon Control

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Learn to identify, prevent, and control damage from non-native common pigeons (also known as rock doves) on your Missouri property. More

Raccoon Control

Learn to identify, prevent, and control raccoon damage on your Missouri property. More

Skunk Control

Learn to identify, prevent, and control striped skunk damage on your Missouri property. More

Squirrel Control

Learn to recognize, prevent, and control squirrel damage on your Missouri property. More

Vole Control

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Learn to identify, prevent, and control nuisance voles on your Missouri property. More

Weasel Control

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Learn to identify, prevent, and control weasel damage on your Missouri property. More
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