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If you have a wildlife problem that you can't solve yourself, a PAC agent may be able to help. PAC agents are licensed individuals that act on your behalf to solve wildlife problems. PAC agents are different from municipal Animal Control Officers, who mainly deal with domestic animal issues.
PAC agents charge for their services; agents can:
PAC agents are allowed to harass, take, and destroy, or release on site non-domesticated reptiles, birds, and mammals that are:
PAC agents may legally handle the following species:
If you have damage caused by beaver flooding outside the November 1 -- April 15 beaver trapping season, contact your local Board of Health for the necessary permit. Emergency Licensed PAC agents or fur trappers may assist you with the permit process and will be identified on the permit as your authorized agent. More beaver information.
PAC agents may only handle coyotes if they have completed a MassWildlife training and certification program about coyotes. PAC agents must also follow certain reporting requirements before taking or attempting to take a coyote. Contact the Westborough office at (508) 389-6300 for more details.
If you have damage caused by migratory birds and other birds such as woodpeckers, which are protected under both state and federal law, you will require a permit from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services Office in Amherst (413) 253-2403 to deal with the birds.
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