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WCT Magazine Wildlife Management Industry Questionnaire

 

Instructions:  Please click here to print the questionnaire in  MS Word or copy and paste it into an email and mark the appropriate answers then return the completed questionnaire to WCT Group, Inc., PO Box 357, Sharon Center, OH 44274  or via email to survey@wctmagazine.com.

 

1.    Do you offer/perform wildlife management services?

a)    Yes

b)    No, but plan to offer the services in the future

c)    No, and do not currently plan to offer the services

2.    Do you offer/perform pest management services?

a)    Yes

b)    No, but plan to offer such services in the future

c)    No, and do not currently plan to offer such services

3.    Have you purchased any wildlife management equipment this year?

a)  Yes

b)  No

4.    How much do you spend on wildlife management equipment yearly?

a)  $0 - $1,000

b)  $1,001 - $2,500

c)  $2,501 - $5,000

d)  $5,001 - $10,000

e)  More than $10,000

5.    Where do you purchase wildlife management equipment?

a)  Bird Barrier

b)  Fields Development & Supply

c)  Nixalite

d)  Tomahawk Live Trap

e)  Univar

f)   Wildlife Control Supplies

g)  Wildlife Management Supplies

h)  Other  ____________________________________________

i)   Trapping Supply Company ____________________________

j)   Internet Site (i.e., Amazon, eBay, etc.)

6.    What are the types of products you primarily purchase?

a)  Cage Traps

b)  Foothold Traps

c)  Bodygripping Traps

d)  Snares / Cable Restraints

e)  Baits & Lures

f)   Exclusion Materials

g)  Hand Tools and Fasteners

h)  Health & Safety Products

i)   Odor Control / Cleaning

j)   Reference Materials

k)  Other

7.    Are wildlife management services your primary source of income?

a)    Yes

b)    No

8.    How many hours a week do you spend on performing wildlife management services?

a)    0 – 10

b)    11 – 20

c)    21 – 30

d)    31 – 40

e)    41 – 50

f)     51 – 60

g)    More than 60

9.    What is your annual salary from performing wildlife management services?

a)    0 – $10, 000

b)    $10,001 - $20,000

c)    $20,001 - $30,000

d)    $30,001 - $40,000

e)    $40,001 - $50,000

f)     $50,001 - $75,000

g)    $75,001 - $100,000

h)    $100,001 - $200,000

i)      More than $200,000

10.  Is your wildlife management company classified as part of the private sector (i.e., services and/or products are offered to clients for profit and the company is not controlled by the state)?

a)    Yes

b)    No

c)    Not sure or do not know

11.  Are you the owner/co-owner of a wildlife management company?

a)    No, I have never owned/co-owned a wildlife management company

b)    Yes, but for only less than a year

c)    Yes, for about 1 – 2 years

d)    Yes, for about 3 – 5 years

e)    Yes, for about 6-10 years

f)     Yes, for over 10 years

12.  If you own a wildlife management company, please select the category that best describes your business:

a)    Sole Proprietor

b)    Partnership

c)    Limited Liability Corporation

d)    S Corporation

e)    C Corporation

f)     Non Profit organization

13.  Did you register your wildlife management company with the state(s) it provides services in?

a)    Yes

b)    No, but plan to do so soon

c)    No, and do not plan to register it with the state(s)

14.  What is the primary state where your wildlife management company is located?

 

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15.  Does the regulatory authority for your state have additional licensing requirements for offering wildlife management services?

a)    Yes

b)    No

c)    I do not know

16.  What type of vehicle(s) do you use for performing wildlife management services?

a)  Full Size Truck 2x4

b)  Full Size Truck 4x4

c)  Pickup Truck (2 wheel or 4 wheel)

d)  Commercial / Cargo / Passenger Van

e)  SUV / Car

17.  When do you plan on purchasing your next wildlife management vehicle?

a)  Within 6 months

b)  6 – 12 months

c)  12 – 36 months

d)  36 – 72 months

e)  More than 72 months

f)   Never

18.  What type of vehicle do you plan on purchasing?

a)  Full Size Truck 2x4 Diesel

b)  Full Size Truck 4x4 Diesel

c)  Full Size Truck 2x4 Gas

d)  Full Size Truck 2x4 Gas

e)  Commercial / Cargo / Passenger Van

f)   SUV / Car

19.  Does your wildlife management company carry general liability insurance?

a)    Yes, full coverage

b)    Yes, but only limited coverage

c)    No

20.  Does your wildlife management company carry professional liability insurance?

a)    Yes, full coverage

b)    Yes, but only limited coverage

c)    No

21.  Does your wildlife management company carry worker’s compensation insurance?

a)    Yes, full coverage

b)    Yes, but only limited coverage

c)    No

22.  How many employees (including you) does your wildlife management company have?

a)    1

b)    2-3

c)    4-7

d)    8-12

e)    More than 12

23.  What is the approximate gross income your wildlife management company produced for 2016?

a)  0 – $10, 000

b)  $10,000 - $20,000

c)  $20,001 - $30,000

d)  $30,001 - $40,000

e)  $40,001 - $50,000

f)   $50,001 - $75,000

g)  $75,001 - $100,000

h)  $100,001 - $200,000

i)   More than $200,000

24.  Does your state have an active association?

a)    _____Yes

b)    _____No

c)    _____Do not know

25.  Please indicate the animals you work with by rank ordering them (e.g., “1” represents the predominant animal you work with; “2” represents the next most predominant, etc.)

_____Alligator         _____Bats            _____Badgers            _____Beaver

_____Birds              _____Bobcat        _____Chipmunk         _____Coyote

_____Deer              _____Exotics        _____Feral Cat/Dog   _____Feral Hog

_____Groundhog    _____Gopher        _____Mice                 _____Mink     

_____Moles            _____Muskrat       _____Nutria               _____Opossum

_____Raccoon        _____Rats            _____River Otter        _____Shrews

_____Skunks          _____Snakes        _____Squirrel             _____Turtles

_____Wild Turkey    _____Other

26.  Have you ever been diagnosed with a zoonotic disease link to performing wildlife management services?

a)    Yes

b)    No

c)    No sure

27.  Have you attending any of the training sessions listed below?

a)  WCT Seminar

b)  NWCOA/NPMA Wildlife Expo

c)  State Wildlife Management Association Training Event

d)  WCT Group Training Event (i.e., Bat Management Workshop, Wildlife Exclusion Workshop)

e)  NWCOA Training Event (i.e., BWOTC, Bat Standards, Goose Management)

28.  Which of the following training sessions do you plan on attending in 2017?

a)  WCT Seminar

b)  NWCOA/NPMA Wildlife Expo

c)  State Wildlife Management Association Training Event

d)  WCT Group Training Event (i.e., Bat Management Workshop, Wildlife Exclusion Workshop)

e)  NWCOA Training Event (i.e., BWOTC, Bat Standards, Goose Management)

29.  Do you hunt for recreation?

a)    Yes

b)    No

30.  Do you trap for recreation?

a)    Yes

b)    No

 

 

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