Managing Urban Bird Pests: Canada Geese and Pigeons

Join the Environmental Protection Agency for an informative webinar on the integrated approaches to managing Canada geese and nuisance pigeons. Dr. Paul Curtis, coordinator of the Wildlife Damage Management Program, at Cornell University Cooperative Extension will describe environmental issues, habits and habitats associated with geese, in urban and suburban areas, as well as, a multitude of integrated solutions to control them. Mr. Michael Beran will discuss the health and safety issues associated with pigeons along with habitat preferences, habitat modification and integrated bird management measures you could take to reduce pigeon roosting in and around your buildings. Your participation in this webinar will provide you with the information needed to address these nuisance birds and the health risks they pose around your schools, buildings and parks.

When: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 | 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET, followed by a live Q&A session 3:00 – 3:30 p.m.

This webinar will prepare you to—

  • Understand the health and safety issues associated with geese and pigeons in urban populations;
  • Conduct surveillance and develop comprehensive management plans for geese and pigeons; and.
  • Utilize technology to assist in the removal of geese and pigeons from public spaces.

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Featured Presenters:

  • Paul Curtis, Ph.D., Extension Wildlife Specialist, Cornell University
  • Michael Beran, Owner/Operator, Wildlife Command Center

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