If I trap the skunk under my house is there someone that could take it and release it for me? I don't have use of a truck. Thanks.
Clackamas County Oregon wildlife
As you're considering options for problem wildlife at your site, a good resource is Manage Wildlife Conflicts in Your Home and Garden: https://catalog.extension.oregonstate.edu/pnw719/html
This publication by wildlife biologist Dr. Dana Sanchez will walk you though correctly identifying the animal, learning why this animal might have moved in at your site, and removing things that might be attracting it. The article also cautions against trapping and releasing of animals and offers some suggestions for alternatives.
Some other resources included in this publication:
"The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) is an excellent source of technical and legal information about wildlife management situations. Visit its Living with Wildlife website at http://www.dfw.state.or.us/wildlife/living_with/
- Call 800-720-6339 to get contact information for your local district biologist, who can answer questions and address concerns.