New Pricing for Wildlife Control Consultant’s publications
Wildlife Control Consultant has reduced its prices but has also included shipping so that wildlife control operators can now get the information they need at an even lower cost.
Vantassel, Stephen M. 2017. Wildlife Removal Handbook, 3rd. ed. Revised. Lewistown, MT: Wildlife Control Consultant.
The book that helped hundreds of individuals start in the wildlife control industry in the 1990s,
has now been revised and expanded to help the next generation. Chapters have not only been revised to keep pace with the developments of the wildlife control industry, but a chapter on equipment has also been added. Consisting of over 200 pages, chapters cover topics such as:
$31.00 post paid.
The third edition is now available on Kindle also. https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B073QHLRKC/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1499268263&sr=8-1&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_QL65&keywords=wildlife+removal+handbook&dpPl=1&dpID=51kpImhoTZL&ref=plSrch
The World Health Organization in Europe has published a book on the diseases of urban pests. Though this publication was produced in 2008, I recently became aware of it and wanted my visitors to be aware of it as well.
Understandably, the majority of the pages discuss diseases related to insects. The authors, however, didn’t neglect commensal rodents or birds. I looked at the bird chapter and it mentioned some diseases I don’t recall hearing before. If their treatment of birds is indicative of how they addressed other topics, then the authors pick a heading (ticks, fleas, commensal rodents, non-commensal rodents, etc.), summarize the research on diseases related to that topic and review their potential to cause harm to humans.
Though the book focusses on European concerns, it is still useful for us Americans. If you need information that is unbiased and thoroughly researched (as well as brief) on wildlife diseases, I strongly suggest you download the book today. Note that it is a big file. So be patient. I tried to use Internet Explorer and the file wouldn’t open. Google Chrome worked fine.
It is available as a free download at http://www.euro.who.int/__data/assets/pdf_file/0011/98426/E91435.pdf Beware, it is a large book.
My article on wildlife control made the cover of the July, 2013 edition of Pest Management Professional magazine.
Read it for yourself at http://editiondigital.net/publication?i=163063
Stephen is available for writing under contract, workshops, and consultations.
For 48 years, the Vertebrate Pest Conference has been providing research-based information
to researchers and technicians looking to resolve human-wildlife conflicts. It is the longest continuously running conference dedicated to the resolution of human-wildlife conference and as such it can be argued that its publications are must reading for wildlife damage management professionals interested in improving their professional skills.
I am pleased to announce that the Proceedings of the 24th Vertebrate Pest Conference 2010 are now available for purchase. You can own the proceedings (several hundred pages) in digital or print forms. Place your orders at the School of Natural Resources Store (http://NebraskaMaps.unl.edu).
The link for the digital version is 24th Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference The link for the print version is available yet but the store has received the shipment. You can order by phone at 402-472-3471. Office hours are 8-5 central time. Cost of the print version is $35.00 plus S&H.
Stephen M. Vantassel specializes in wildlife damage management. He is presently working on revising his Wildlife Damage Inspection Handbook which he hopes to have completed by the end of 2011. He is available for consultation and conferences.