Anderson Wildlife acquires Colorado business


June 15, 2022


Nick Anderson, left, from Anderson Wildlife Solutions, and Gerrod Walker, owner of When Nature Calls Pest Control, released a statement about the recent acquisition. PHOTO: WHEN NATURE CALLS PEST CONTROL

Anderson Wildlife Solutions, based in Monument, Colo., has acquired Rockford, Ill.-based When Nature Calls Pest Control’s Colorado offices.

Gerrod Walker, owner of When Nature Calls Pest Control, and Nick Anderson, from Anderson Wildlife Solutions, released the followed statement in a news release: “The acquisition of When Nature Calls Pest Control (Colorado Operations), is a match that will result in continued service of the highest standards in the pest and wildlife control industries. Nick and I will continue to communicate and consult to ensure a smooth transition.”

The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

According to a Facebook post, When Nature Calls Pest Control is leaving Colorado because the owners are relocating to Oklahoma. The company will continue to do business in Illinois, however.

About Anderson Wildlife Solutions

Founded in 2016, Anderson Wildlife Solutions offers residential, commercial pest and wildlife solutions in the Monument, Colorado Springs, Denver and surrounding areas in Colorado.

About When Nature Calls Pest Control

When Nature Calls Pest Control is a veteran-owned business that was started by Gerrod Walker in 2004 when he decided that he wanted to own and operate his own business. Walker had prepared unknowingly but thoroughly for this venture by means of his bachelor’s degree and postgraduate education in law enforcement and sociology at Western Illinois University, his time in the U.S. Navy Reserves and his work experience in various fields, including working as a private investigator, case manager and counselor for social service agencies. He returned to Illinois in 2006 and, starting in 2007, he ran his business part-time while he worked full-time as an animal control officer for the local county animal services. Within a short time, his business flourished into full-time employment by 2007.


About the Author

Ellen Wagner is a former digital editor for PMP magazine.

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