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Handbook, Canada and Cackling Geese [electronic resource] : management and population control in Southern Canada /
Canadian Wildlife Service.
imprint
[Ottawa, Ont.] : Environment Canada, c2010
description
1 electronic text (20 p.) : col. ill., digital file.
ISBN
9781100159652 (electronic bk.)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
[Ottawa, Ont.] : Environment Canada, c2010
isbn
9781100159652 (electronic bk.)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Part 1. About this handbook -- Part 2. Introduction -- Part 3. Understanding Canada Geese.
Part 4. Biology of Canada Geese. 4.1. Food -- 4.2. Importance of water -- 4.3. Nesting -- 4.4. Egg laying and brood rearing -- 4.5. Moulting -- 4.6. Migration -- 4.7. Population growth and limiting factors.
Part 5. Goose management.
Part 6. Seasonal aspect of deterrents. 6.1. Early spring: reduce the attractiveness of feeding habitats -- 6.2. Early spring: prevent nesting -- 6.3. Late spring: prevent hatching -- 6.4. Late spring-early summer: scare pre-moulting geese away -- 6.5. Early summer: erect barriers -- 6.6. Summer: lure geese elsewhere.
Part 7. Goose control prescriptions. 7.1. Non-lethal management -- 7.1.1. Stop feeding the geese -- 7.1.2. Landscape modification -- 7.1.3. Scaring/hazing -- 7.1.4. Removal/relocation -- 7.2. Lethal management -- 7.2.1. Hunting -- 7.2.2. Egg sterilization or destruction -- 7.2.3. Lethal removal of geese.
Part 8. Agricultural conflicts -- Part 9. Summary -- Part 10. Contacts -- Part 11. Additional reading.
general note
Issued as part of the Canadian Electronic Library, Documents collection, and Canadian public policy collection.
catalogue key
12406278
technical details
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
 
Includes bibliographic references (p. 20).

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