Stephen M. Vantassel, CWCP, ACE, MNI, ACP
Wildlife Control Consultant, LLC
Publications, Writing, Training (distance and on-site), and Consultation
Announcing Stephen M. Vantassel’s latest book:
Vantassel, Stephen M. with Steve Meyer. 2017. Being Kind to Animal Pests. rev. ed.
- Explains how to use cage and box traps humanely
- What makes a good cage trap
- How to modify traps while still being effective
- Selecting sites to reduce animal stress while still being an effective trapper
$20.00 ppd. via Paypal http://paypal.me/wcobooks/20 include your name, address and that you want the “Being Kind book”
Wildlife Damage Inspection Handbook, 3rd ed.
The 3rd edition is completely revised and expanded. It is now 180 pages (8.5×11), perfect bound, and printed in full color. With almost 500 photos and images for illustrative support, readers learn about the principles of identifying damage to structures, gardens, and predation to livestock. The book has 12 chapters and 25 species modules that provide the essential and technical information necessary to correctly identify damage by vertebrate species.
Vantassel, Stephen M. The Wildlife Damage Inspection Handbook, 3rd Edition. Lincoln, NE: Wildlife Control Consultant, 2012. 180 pp.
- Inspection techniques for structures
- Predation identification principles
- Damage sign for over 20 common wildlife species.
$75.00 post paid via Paypal http://paypal.me/wcobooks/75 include your name, address, and WDIH3
Dealer inquiries welcomed.
Let me put my years of writing for the wildlife damage management industry to work for you.New products?Biographies?How-to? Training manuals?Reviews–I will review books, manuals, and products related to wildlife damage management. Contact me for details. Expert Witness as the wildlife damage management industry grows, legal issues will follow. I can provide testimony regarding: industry practices, negligence, fraud, and liability. Accepted as an expert in a binding arbitration case in Virginia, 2009.
Stephen is available for speaking at conferences, workshops, and at a company work sites.
His speaking engagements have included:
- Basic Wildlife Control Operator’s Course. (Ottawa 2016)
- National Wildlife Control Operators Association Meetings (2012-2018)
- New York State Wildlife Management Association’s Annual Meeting, Oswego, NY (Feb 24-25, 2012)
- A All Animal Control Annual Meeting, Charleston, WV (Jan, 2012)
- Kansas Pest Control Training (Cat 1C) Bird Control & Bird Diseases (Oct, 2011, Nov, 2017)
- Connecticut NWCO Association Annual Meeting (2011)
- National Wildlife Control Operators Association Annual Conference (Jan, 2011)
- Kansas State Pest Control Association Meeting (2010)
- National Pest Management Association Annual Conference
- National Pest Management Association Wildlife Management Conference (2008)
- Nebraska Urban Pest Management Conference (2009-2011)
- New York Wildlife Control Operators Association Meeting
- Wildlife Control Technology Seminars
- Ground Squirrel Control
- Prairie Dog Control
- Commensal Rodent Control
- Canada Geese Damage Management
- State of the Wildlife Control Industry
- Marketing and the Wildlife Control Industry
- National Wildlife Control Training Program
- Raccoon Research
- Inspecting Structures for Wildlife Damage
- Issues to Consider before Starting a Wildlife Control Business
- Rabies and the Wildlife Control Operator
- Disease Safety
- Safety on the Job
- Woodchucks and Skunks