The Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries handles all matters related to wildlife.
Below are links to their information.
For wildlife emergencies please call the Sheriff's office at 804-725-7177. For all non-emergency wildlife matters, please visit www.dgif.virginia.gov/wildlife for more information.
The regional office that handles wildlife matters in Mathews County is:
4010 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23230
Phone/VTDD: (804) 367-1000
Fax: (804) 367-9147
Lobby Hours: 8:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
Charles City Office
3801 John Tyler Memorial Hwy
Charles City, VA 23030
Phone: (804) 829-6580
Fax: (804) 829-6788
Hours: 8:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
If you require the services of a licensed trapper, there is a list with names, phone numbers and the animals they are licensed to trap on the DGIF website on the Nuisance Wildlife Trappers page. www.dgif.virginia.gov/wildlife/nuisance/trappers/index.asp?fips=115