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Got Geese II

A second workshop has been scheduled to help school personnel learn to deal with goose problems on school grounds & athletic fields.

Photo credit: Natalie Litz
Photo credit: Natalie Litz

Although beautiful in flight and valued as a symbol of the wild, Canada Geese frequenting school grounds, including athletic fields, are a growing concern. Come and learn about goose biology and behavior, the legal framework for dealing with goose problems, alleviation techniques available to schools, and the long-term management of geese and goose problems.

February 20, 2015 – Rochester’s Edison Tech High School (snow date of March 30 or 31)
Directions to Seminar Location:
Edison Tech High School
655 Colfax St., Rochester, NY 14606
I-390 to Exit 22 (Lexingon Ave.). Lexington Ave. east to Colfax St. Turn South. Entrance will be on the right.
To pre-register for our planning purposes or for more information, please contact by February 13 Lynn Braband at LAB45@cornell.edu or 585-753-2562.

 

March 13, 2015 – DCMO BOCES Support Services Center, Norwich, NY
Directions to Seminar Location:
Support Services Center
6678 County Road 32
Norwich, New York 13815-3554
http://www.dcmoboces.com/directions.cfm
To pre-register for our planning purposes or for more information, please contact by March 2, Rick Shaw (shawr@dcmoboces.com 607-335-1249) or Lynn Braband (LAB45@cornell.edu 585-753-2562).

 

There are no cost for these seminars.

AGENDA
8:30 – 9:00           Registration
9:00 – 9:15           Introduction to the seminar
9:15 – 10:00         Basic biology of Canada Geese (including human health concerns)
10:00 – 10:15       Break
10:15 – 10:45       Goose problem management (short-term & long-term
10:45 – 11:30        Regulations associated with managing goose problems
11:30 – 12:15        Turf management and geese
12:15 – 12:45       Sharing your experiences & concerns
12:45 – 1:00         Wrap-up & evaluation

 

Got Geese?

Goose Problems on School Grounds & Athletic Fields Seminar

Although beautiful in flight and valued as a symbol of the wild, Canada Geese frequenting school grounds, including athletic fields, are a growing concern.Canada geese family

Come and learn about goose biology and behavior, the legal framework for dealing with goose problems, alleviation techniques available to schools, and the long-term management of geese and goose problems.

Rochester’s Edison Tech High School will be hosting the event which will occur the morning of Friday, February 20 (snow date of March 30 or 31). Details will follow.

For more information, contact:
Lynn Braband
NYS Community IPM Program of Cornell University
2449 St. Paul Blvd.
Rochester, NY 14617
lab45@cornell.edu
(585) 753-2562
http://www.nysipm.cornell.edu