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.
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.
NWCOA Certified Wildlife Control Professional – (Certified Wildlife Control Professional). Owner is a CWCP. This certification establishes professional and ethical standards for those performing wildlife control work. Ongoing training and certifications demonstrate our commitment to continued education and staying on top of standards, technological advancements and best management practices in our industry. It allows us to establish trust to those we service and those who refer us. This course includes a written examination that we have to pass in order to receive the certification.
Bat Standards Certified – (www.nwcoa.com). Owner is Bat Standards Certified through NWCOA. This course sets basic standards for performing bat management services in this industry. This course highlights bat biology and species ID, sets standards for those performing this type of work to ensure that best management practices are understood. The course also helps 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. This course sets standards for our industry that make sure we are effective, professional and safe while performing bat management services. We are tested and have to pass in order to receive this certification.
Colorado Wildlife Control Operators Association – Member & Former General Organizer (Board Member) (www.cwcoa.org). CWCOA is another 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.
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.
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!