New Hampshire Wildlife Control Operator Level II Class
Wildlife Control Operators (WCOs) in New Hampshire are required to complete a day-long workshop (the WCO Level II Class) prior to conducting business in the state. (Call 603- 868-1095 for information.) In addition, a N.H. Fish and Game Trapper Education Course must be completed (for Trapper Education course listings, click here).
Next WCO class: The WCO Level II Class is offered once each year in January. The class is free, but you must pre-register. The next class will be offered on January 29, 2014. Registration is required. Click here for a mail-in registration form.
For more information, or to be put on a mailing list for future WCO certification classes, contact 603-271-2461 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include your name, address and telephone number.
WCO Course Overview
The workshop covers the following topics:
Wildlife Control Operator II Workshop
8:15- 8:30 Registration
8:30 Pat Tate, Furbearer Project Leader, NH Fish & Game
8:45 Mike Marchand, Wildlife Biologist, NH Fish & Game
9:20 Conservation Officer, NH Fish & Game
10:15 Wildlife Specialist, USDA APHIS, NH Wildlife Services
11:00 Wildlife Specialist, USDA APHIS, NH Wildlife Services
11:45 Linda Verville, Wildlife Programs Specialist, NH Fish & Game
12:00 Lunch on your own.
12:30 Speaker To Be Determined: Disease Concerns & Euthanasia
1:15 Emily Brunkhurst, Wildlife Biologist, NH Fish & Game
2:00 Paul DeBow, Debow Wildlife Services
2:30 Mike Morrison, NH Trappers Association
3:00 Wrap up
3:10 Certificate presentation
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