Grundy County Contacts for Wildlife Conflict Resolution

Conservation Officer

Iowa DNR Conservation Officers enforce natural resource laws and communicate with the public about the important work of the DNR and other agencies and people who conserve Iowa’s wildlife.

Iowa DNR
Tyson Brown
United States

Depredation Biologist

Iowa DNR Depredation Biologists oversee a program to help agricultural landowners and municipalities address wildlife conflicts such as crop depredation or issues around buildings.

Iowa DNR
Ross Ellingson
18670 63rd St
Maquoketa, IA 52060
United States

Licensed Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator

Backwater Wildlife Solution
Bruce Rhoads
500 Station St
Chelsea, IA 52215
United States
Ballhagen Bros. Critter Control
Michael Ballhagen
1502 Watson Way
Parkersburg, IA 50665
United States
D&D Nuisance Wildlife Control
Darren Spree
121 North Fremont
Clarksville, IA 50619
United States

U.S. Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services

U.S. Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services is a federal program intended to help agricultural landowners and municipalities deal with wildlife conflicts, especially with wildlife that pose a disease threat to humans or agriculture like feral swine or with wildlife protected by federal law, including migratory birds like Canada geese.  

USDA Wildlife Services
Dave Marks
(515) 414-3292
11213 Aurora Ave.
Urbandale, IA, IA 50322
United States
Submit Contact Information


The information contained on the Natural Resources Stewardship Directory on this website is an amalgamation of publicly-available information. Inclusion of entities in the application does not imply endorsement by Iowa State University or affiliates. Please contact us with any questions about the application.