The county has contracted with the USDA Wildlife Services (WS) Program to respond to wildlife concerns in the unincorporated parts of Columbia County. WS Specialists have the leadership and expertise to protect agriculture, property, and natural resources and to safeguard human health and safety. WS Specialists used to be called Government Trappers, but today, WS Specialists do much more than just trap. They implement effective, selective, and responsible strategies that value wildlife, the environment, and the resources being protected. WS manages wildlife damage according to its public trust stewardship responsibilities as a Federal natural resource management program.
What should you do if you have a nuisance problem? For assistance with these matters in unincorporated Columbia County, please contact:
USDA Wildlife Services Specialist
Residents in unincorporated Columbia County can contact Wildlife Services for help with the following: