When Nature Calls Pest Control, Inc. has memberships in the following organizations:

National Wildlife Control Operators Association (NWCOA) – assists persons or organizations providing commercial wildlife damage management and control activities through training, educating and promoting competence, service and integrity to the members of the wildlife damage management industry. (http://www.nwcoa.com). Owner has been a member since 2004 and is also a Certified NWCOA Instructor and is currently serving on the Board of Directors (At-Large Director Position) . 

Rodent Standards Certified  – (www.nwcoa.com). This certification is based on teaching standards associated with rodent management services in our industry. It focuses on the biology of common rodent species, and understanding diseases associated with these. The course identifies standards for dealing with rodent issues safely and efficiently. It certifies professionals that attend this course after attendees pass a test at the conclusion of the course.  

Certified Bird Management Course  – (www.nwcoa.com). Owner is a Bird Management Certified through NWCOA: This training course is designed to establish standards for performing bird management services. It discusses biology of the most common bird species as well as their habits and habitats used by them. The course discusses best management practices for controlling those species. The courses help WCO’s to know about bird diseases that have potential human impacts. These courses set standards for our industry that make sure we are effective, professional and safe while performing bird management services. Students are tested and have to pass in order to receive certification. 

Zoonotics Standards Certified Course  – (www.nwcoa.com). Owner is Certified in Zoonotics Standards. Zoonotics Standards Certified Course through NWCOA highlights common diseases that are endemic within species that we commonly come into contact with while working in the wildlife control industry.  This course sets standards for those performing this type of work to ensure that we are protecting human health and safety (both for our client and ourselves). This is an eye opening course that emphasises the high potential for contraction of diseases in the course of our daily tasks. Students are required to pass an examination at the conclusion of the course to prove understanding of materials taught. 

Certified NWCOA Instructor  – (www.nwcoa.com). Owner is a Certified NWCOA Instructor in the following courses: Bat Standards Certified and Advanced Bat Management Certified Professional through NWCOA. These courses set standards for performing bat management services in this industry. They highlight bat biology and species ID, setting standards for those performing this type of work to ensure that best management practices are understood. The courses help WCO’s to know about bat diseases that affect population levels and what we as an industry can do to help prevent the spread of disease. These courses set standards for our industry that make sure we are effective, professional and safe while performing bat management services. Students are tested and have to pass in order to receive both certifications. The advanced class is an intensive hands on experience taught at an actual physical site. 

Certified Wildlife Control Professional  – (www.nwcoa.com). Owner is a Certified CWCP. A professional WCO is a person with demonstrated expertise in the art and science of applying the principles of wildlife damage management to the sound resolution of wildlife conflict with humans. An applicant for professional certification who demonstrates this expertise through education, experience and testing, and is judged to properly represent the profession as an ethical practitioner will be designated as a NWCOA CWCP®. Click to link here to see what it’s all about: https://nwcoa.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/CWCP-Brochure-2.pdf

National Pest Management Association (NPMA) – is a non-profit organization committed to the protection of public health, food and property… Through the efforts of NPMA, the pest control industry is stronger, more professional, and more unified. The NPMA has guided its members and the pest control industry through the creation of verifiable training, the changing technologies used by the industry, and public and media relations. NPMA has been a clear, consistently positive voice for the pest control industry, a voice that is respected and listened to. Owner has been a member since 2004. 

Bat Conservation International (BCI) – is devoted to conservation, education, and research initiatives involving bats and the ecosystems they serve. We have been members for over 10 years and continue to support their efforts to conserve bats and their ecosystems. We utilize BCI Bat Eviction Protocol in our bat programs. (http://www.batcon.org). Owner has been a member since 2007. 

Certified Structural Bat Management Professional  – (www.nwcoa.com). Owner is a Certified NWCOA Instructor in the following courses: Bat Standards Certified and Advanced Bat Management Certified Professional through NWCOA. These courses set standards for performing bat management services in this industry. They highlight bat biology and species ID, setting standards for those performing this type of work to ensure that best management practices are understood. The courses help WCO’s to know about bat diseases that affect population levels and what we as an industry can do to help prevent the spread of disease. These courses set standards for our industry that make sure we are effective, professional and safe while performing bat management services. Students are tested and have to pass in order to receive both certifications. The advanced class is an intensive hands on experience taught at an actual physical site. 

Colorado Wildlife Control Operators Association – Former General Organizer (Board Member) and member (2017-2019). CWCOA is a professional trade organization that helps industry members by offering training opportunities. The organization actively interacts with government bodies to help our industry in understanding and complying with laws governing our actions, lobbying for positive change and advocating for making laws that make sense in regards to wildlife management. WNCPC is not a current member of CWCOA after changes to leadership within the organization. 

Colorado Pest Control Association – (www.cpcapestworld.org). CPCA is a trade organization that exists to provide guidance, training opportunities and support for pest control organizations. We are members. This organization also helps support our industry by ensuring standards are met. They have ethical guidelines that members are required to meet. 

Colorado Department of Agriculture – (Licensed by Colorado Department of Agriculture) Gerrod Walker QS (Qualified Supervisor) Restricted Use Categories 302 / 304 (www.colorado.gov/agmain). The CDA, in order to legally apply restricted use pesticides and to perform pest control functions for hire, require businesses to have a QS on board. This license requires passing written examinations and requires continued ongoing training in order to stay up to date with current trends in our industry. These may include best management practices for the application of chemicals, IPM (Integrated Pest Management) strategies, threatened and endangered species information as well as disease monitoring,  new chemical registrations and effective application of chemicals in order to resolve pest issues. When Nature Calls Pest Control, Inc. is also a licensed business through the CDA. This business license requires current insurance, subjects us to inspection of our facility and ensures compliance with laws pertaining to our industry. It also tracks and ensures that our QS is properly trained and provides the necessary supervision required by State Law. 

Other organizations:

Better Business Bureau (BBB) – A consumer protection organization that evaluates businesses based on consumer feedback and complaints. They can help a consumer find a reputable company in which to perform services. We are an active member of the BBB and encourage potential clients to look us up on their website. (https://www.bbb.org). Check our ratings out with the BBB! 

Angie’s List – A consumer protection organization that evaluates businesses based on consumer feedback and complaints as well as reviews them based on consumer feedback. They encourage consumers to evaluate businesses and rate them, then provide public ratings based on the evaluations received. We are proud of our clients reviews and ratings and we encourage potential clients to visit their website. (https://www.angieslist.com). Check out our ratings with Angie’s List!