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NWCOA Goose Management Professional

The goal is to provide practical real-world training to individuals and organizations interested in learning aspects of Canada goose damage management.

Upon successful completion of this course and a test, the WCO will receive a certificate of completion, use of the logo mark in marketing materials and become a NWCOA Goose Management Professional. The following topics are covered in this course.


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

Damage Identification:

  • Property
  • Disease
  • Attacks

Legal Issues:

  • Local
  • State
  • 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

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