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Wildlife damage control programs

Licensing, permit, damage prevention and compensation programs for producers and property owners dealing with wildlife-caused damage.

Services and information

Fish and Wildlife offers damage-control licences for property owners to deal with certain species of wildlife that are causing damage.

Prior to feed storage in fall, agricultural producers can take steps to minimize ungulate depredation by deer, elk and waterfowl.

provides compensation to producers whose livestock is shot by another person in a Wildlife Management Unit.

There are programs to help producers prevent and be compensated for ungulates spoiling stored feed and unharvested crops.

Provides compensation to ranchers whose livestock are killed or injured by wildlife predators.