Wisconsin Wildlife Control Operators
Wisconsin Wildlife Control Operators Association LLC.
Protecting Your Health
and Property
18th Annual WWCOA Convention

February 17th , 2023
Wisconsin Animal Damage
Control Conference
Friday, February 17, 2023
Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI

Don’t miss this opportunity to spend a full day with
other ADC professionals, presentations on species and
techniques, vendor specials, and raffle prizes!

Cost: $125 ~ Includes Lunch
Sponsored by Tomahawk Live Trap
Presented by Wisconsin Wildlife Control Operators Association
For updates visit: www.wwcoa.net.
7:30 – 8:15 Registration

8:15– 8:30 Welcome/Opening Comments

8:30 – 9:30 “Woodpecker Control”

Keith Markun
Bigfoot Wildlife Solutions
Wild Beast Products
Minneapolis, MN

9:30 – 10:30 “Logistics, Scheduling, & Different Ways to Streamline Business”

Sara O’Banion
Advanced Wildlife Management
Xenia, Ohio

10:30 – 10:45 Break

10:45 – 11:45 “When Things Don’t Go Exactly as Planned”

Ron Peters
Wildlife Patrol, LLC
Wisconsin Rapids, WI

11:45 – 1:00 Lunch – Sponsored by Tomahawk Live Trap

1:00 – 2:00 “Birds in Vents”

Chris O’Banion
Advanced Wildlife Management
Xenia, Ohio

2:00 –3:00 “Urban Coyote Solutions”

Bill Christman
Urban Coyote Solutions
Bettendorf, IA


18th Annual Wisconsin Wildlife Control Operators Association Conference

Where: Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells WI
Cost: $125.00 Includes lunch.

About Our Speakers

Bill Christman is owner of Urban Coyote Solutions in Bettendorf, Iowa. Bill has 23 years of wildlife control experience. Prior to his present business, Bill operated Christman’s Wildlife Services in the Moline/Quad Cities area of Illinois. His resume includes multiple urban coyote projects over the past several years, as well as training the likes of Craig O’Gorman, Mike McMurray and Coyote U’s Mark Zagger. Bill is a NWCOA CWCP, holds wildlife control licenses in Iowa and Illinois, and is a regular contributing writer for WCT magazine for Urban Coyote Management.

Keith Markun is the owner/operator of Bigfoot Wildlife Solutions and Wild Beast Products in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is a bird control and working-at-heights specialist for Plunketts/Varment Guard. Keith previously held positions as Vice President and Central Director of NWCOA and is the recipient of multiple Innovator, Educator & Volunteer awards. He has presented at Purdue University, Journal, the Athens Times, PMP magazine, and interviewed for several television and radio stations. Keith is also the patent holder for the Intimidator visual bird deterrent.

Sara O’Banion is a consulting professional for over 15 years with a passion for accounting and technology. With a degree in Accounting and Management Information Systems, Sara has served many large clients in a variety of industries. While Sara has a background in all areas of accounting, her passion is rooted in fraud detection, designing improved processes and controls, and system implementations. Sara thrives on consulting clients who are leaders and innovators in their industries.
Co-Owner/Operator Advanced Wildlife Management

Chris O’Banion is the Co-owner/operator of Advanced Wildlife Management. He and his wife Sara began their company in 2009 in their dining room. They have since added on an amazing crew of workers. In 2021 they merged with Varment Guard. He is also the Central Director of NWCOA.

Ron Peters is the owner/operator of Wildlife Patrol,LLC located in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. Ron has been in the wildlife control business for over 20 years. Ron is a member of several industry organizations and serves as Vice-President of Wisconsin Wildlife Control Operators Association, and Chairman of the Board for Fur Takers of America. Ron holds many industry certifications and is an advocate for continuing education and applying new techniques to wildlife control.

Dave Bree
Wisconsin Wildlife Control Operators Association

Please Note: Vendors will have products on display at the conference and will be available to answer questions.

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