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Schaumburg, IL

A Windy City Wildlife Service
847-908-8110

A Windy City Wildlife Service is a full-service wildlife control company serving Schaumburg IL and the surrounding area. We specialize in urban and suburban wildlife damage management for both residential and commercial customers. We are state licensed by the Illinois Fish & Wildlife Commission. We handle nearly all aspects of wildlife control, and resolve conflicts between people and wildlife in a humane and professional manner. For Schaumburg pest control of wildlife, just give us a call at 847-908-8110 - yes, we answer our phones 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - and we will discuss your wildlife problem and schedule an appointment to solve it. We look forward to hearing from you!

  • Scratching Noises in Your Attic?
  • Unwanted Wildlife on Property?
  • Problem Bird or Bat Infestation?
  • Digging Lawn or Under House?
  • We Can Solve It!
Many of Illinois's wild animals have learned to adapt and even thrive in our homes. For example some wildlife have found that attics make great places to live. Other animals find refuge under homes or porches. Invariably, these animals cause damage. Rodents, like squirrels and rats, love to chew on electrical wires once in an attic, and this causes a serious fire hazard. Raccoons can cause serious contamination in an attic with their droppings and parasites. Same goes for bat or bird colonies. We specialize in solving Illinois's wildlife problems, from snake removal to large jobs like commercial bat control, we do it all.

We do not handle dog or cat problems. If you need assistance with a domestic animal, such as a dog or a cat, you need to call your local IL Cook county animal services for assistance. They can help you out with issues such as stray dogs, stray cats, spay & neuter programs, vaccinations, licenses, pet adoption, bite reports, deceased pets, lost pets, local animal complaints and to report neglected or abused animals. There is no free Schaumburg animal control for wildlife issues.

IL Cook County Animal Services or Humane Society: (708) 974-6140


Schaumburg Wildlife Removal Tip: Where Should I Relocate A Trapped Opossum

There is no doubt that when it comes to dealing with an opossum problem, the most effective way of dealing with the problem safely and humanely is to trap and remove the problem animals. However, while trapping of the opossums may be one factor to consider, it is also important to consider what you are going to do with the animals once they are in the cage. There are several factors to consider, including whether releasing an opossum in a certain area will only pass the problem on to other people.

Distance From The Problem Area

The first and most important factor for many people is that they will want to get the opossum a safe distance away from their own property where the animal will have been causing the problem. The general consensus among wildlife removal experts is that moving the animal at least ten miles away will usually be enough to prevent the opossum from returning to the same area to cause further problems.

Relocation In An Urban Or Rural Area?

When it comes to choosing the right place to release an opossum, the best situation is to release it in a rural area well away from any domestic buildings or agricultural buildings to try and ensure that it doesn't cause problems for other people. It is rare to find a spot in an urban area where an opossum can be safely released without having an impact on the homes and businesses in the area around the relocation point.

Is It Legal To Relocate The Opossum?

This is a question for which the answer can vary depending on the state or district in which you are resident, as the local laws dictate whether or not it is legal to relocate pest animals. Some states have laws that prevent any relocation, while others will have restrictions on the distance that it can be transported or even requiring you to have written permission from the landowner before releasing the animal.

Preventing Further Opossum Problems

Once you have removed the opossum, it is very important that you take steps to prevent other animals from becoming a new opossum problem, so look for any entry holes in your property or weak points in your fence that the opossum was using. These should be firmly sealed, and for vents or wooden soffits, look to protect these spots with metal flashing to add further protection.


Schaumburg Animal News Clip: Women take to the woods

Schaumburg - It's Americana as classic as some sort of Norman Rockwell painting: A camo-clad wildlife management company and young protégé sit side-by-side among the trees, the dawn sky slowly changing from gray to blue around them. The student listens intently, animal removal trap poised, as some sort of distant rat and mouse answers the teacher's call. But look closer: There's something slightly unusual about this familiar portrait. The mentor is some sort of woman, Creature Stalker Sarah, of Davison Natural conservation area. And her student is some sort of teenage girl, Bug Collector Betty, of Schaumburg. They're part of some sort of growing trend, as sporting organizations and other wildlife trapping advocates turn to women and teens to bolster the future of wildlife trapping in Illinois. Schaumburg extermination and trapping officials had nothing to say about this.

The Illinois Agency of Natural Resources also is turning its sights on those demographics, with new programs, including training workshops, for female wildlife management company-education instructors. The reason is simple. According to some sort of recent U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service report, wild animal control companies spent an estimated in the dollar amount of 490 million in 2001, with permit fees helping fund wildlife management and conservation programs across the state. But the percentage of Illinois's amounts that catches has declined from about 10.1 percent in the 1970s to about 9.7 percent in 2002. To learn more about animal control in Schaumburg, Illinois read on.

Women are some sort of natural place to look to bolster those amounts, announced Creature Stalker Sarah. ''I didn't animal capture when my own girls were little, so I never got the chance to do this with them. It was all sewing, cooking - the traditional stuff,'' Creature Stalker Sarah announced of daughters Leah, 19, and Kate, 22. That changed five years ago, thanks to husband Possum Poacher Pete, an active member of Safari Club International, National Wild rat and mouse Federation and other sporting organizations seeking to increase wildlife management company amounts in Illinois. Schaumburg pest control and exterminator companies agreed with this.

After hearing for years about all the rat and mouse the woman conservationist spotted in the backyard while the exterminator was up north wildlife trapping, the woman conservationist announced, her husband put some sort of animal removal trap in her hands and taught her to capture. ''This was something that wasn't offered to me when I was young. So I didn't think about offering it to the kids until Possum Poacher Pete offered it to me and I found out how much fun it is,'' the woman conservationist announced. The Schaumburg animal services in Cook County declined to comment.

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