The Goose Academy is a two-day training on the management of Canada geese (Branta canadensis) offered by the National Wildlife Control Operators Association (NWCOA). I have the pleasure of being part of the training team under the leadership of Master NWCOA Instructor, Vikki Rawe.
We just finished a training event in Middleton, NY on June 26-7, 2014. It was two-days of presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on control. We covered, marketing, pyrotechnics, use of dogs, lasers, boats, goose biology, laws, and round ups.
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About the Author
Stephen M. Vantassel is a Certified Wildlife Control Operator (CWCP®) who helps individuals, businesses, and agencies resolve wildlife damage issues through training, writing, expert witness, and research. His latest books are the Wildlife Damage Inspection Handbook, 3rd edition and The Practical Guide to the Control of Feral Cats. He can be contacted at wildlifecontrolconsultant at gmail dot com.
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