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NWCOA Goose Management Professional - Online

  • 14 Jun 2024
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  • 21 Jun 2024
  • 5:00 PM
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NWCOA Goose Management Professional

June 14, 2024


June 21, 2024 In Person-Field Portion and Testing

You must complete both online and in-person to receive certification!

The goal of this two-day course is to provide practical real-world training to individuals and organizations interested in learning aspects of Canada goose damage management. Upon completion of this course and successful passing of a test, the WCO will become a NWCOA Certified Goose Management Professional, receive a certificate and have use of the logo.

Topics Include: 

Biology: Taxonomy • Demographics • Physiology • Food Habits • Habitat Selection • Behavior

Damage Identification: Property • Disease • Attacks

Legal Issues: Local, State and Federal Laws

Public Relations: Stakeholder Engagement • Media Relations

Control Techniques: Habitat Modification Tactics • Exclusion • Effigies • Frightening Devices

Repellents & Chemical Safety: Chemical Safety • Application Guidelines

Capture & Goose Handling: Herding • Round Ups • Proper Handling Techniques • Euthanasia

Please dress for the weather and being outside, including: work clothes, rubber boots, gloves, insect repellent, hat and sun glasses.

Recommended Hotel:

Hyatt House Indianapolis/Fishers

11455 Ikea Way

Fishers, IN 46037


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Office: +1 (855) 466-9262

1250 W Ohio Pike #203
Amelia, Ohio 45102

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