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For Release: Thursday, January 16, 2020

DEC Announces Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator Exam

Registration Deadline is March 5; Exam Held March 12

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced a Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator exam is scheduled for Thursday, March 12, 2020. The exam will take place from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the DEC Region 2 office, 47-40 21st Street, Long Island City, NY 11101.

The examination is for individuals seeking a general (commercial) license to provide wildlife removal services. For more information on the Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator License and links to obtain study materials please visit DEC's website.

Register for the exam by emailing the DEC Region 2 wildlife office at and provide your name, mailing address, phone number, and an email address. If unable to register by email, please call (718) 482-4922 for assistance. There is no fee to take the exam.

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