Canada Goose

An area on the Vancouver Convention Centre’s Pacific Terrace was cordoned off May 8 to protect a nesting mother goose. Her eggs have since been addled by the parks board. (Courtesy of the Vancouver Convention Centre)

Vancouver wishes ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ to goose, then replaces eggs with infertile decoys

Vancouver Convention Centre staff had cordoned off the nesting goose to protect her

 

The Vancouver Parks and Recreation Board is asking for help locating Canada geese nests, so it can addle eggs and slow the bird’s booming population. (Black Press Media file photo)

Vancouver parks board targeting nests to curb Canada goose population

Geese wreaking havoc on parks, beaches, pools, says board

 

The Okanagan Valley Goose Management Program will soon conduct its 16th annual goose egg-addling program in 2022. (File photo)

Okanagan goose egg addling underway while Vernon cull on hold

While Vernon’s kill to scare program again awaits approvals, egg addling is the least invasive form of goose population control

 

A Vancouver Island University biology professor says how and why a Canada goose ended up in a Chicago park is a mystery. (News Bulletin file photo)

Canada goose from Vancouver Island makes it all the way to the Great Lakes

Biology professor says how and why the bird flew so far east is a mystery

A Vancouver Island University biology professor says how and why a Canada goose ended up in a Chicago park is a mystery. (News Bulletin file photo)
The Town of Oliver’s Town Offices, which the town wants to get designated a heritage site. (Black Press)

Oliver likely to continue urban goose hunting program

Town council will decide whether to keep the program that has cut down on citizen goose complaints

The Town of Oliver’s Town Offices, which the town wants to get designated a heritage site. (Black Press)
The main goose problem, their poop, will also be addressed with an additional $15,000 targeted to clean up the beaches. (Contributed)

Goose kill still on target in Vernon

Scaled-back operation planned for this year, plus increased beach cleaning

The main goose problem, their poop, will also be addressed with an additional $15,000 targeted to clean up the beaches. (Contributed)
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There are concerns about Canada geese congregating at Kin Beach in Vernon.

Goose kill still on target in Vernon

Scaled-back operation planned for this year, plus increased beach cleaning

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There are concerns about Canada geese congregating at Kin Beach in Vernon.
A pair of geese get dive-bombed by an osprey after they hijacked the nest near Kalamalka Lake over the weekend. (Judy Marsh photo)

Osprey dive-bombs geese who hijacked nest near Oyama

Drone footage captured near Crystal Waters shows a goose nesting higher than usual…

A pair of geese get dive-bombed by an osprey after they hijacked the nest near Kalamalka Lake over the weekend. (Judy Marsh photo)
Hundreds of geese have once again congregated at Mill Lake Park, despite city efforts to slow the population growth by addling eggs.
Photo: Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News

Animal group takes aim at Vernon’s goose cull

Animal Alliance of Canada urging city to reconsider

Hundreds of geese have once again congregated at Mill Lake Park, despite city efforts to slow the population growth by addling eggs.
Photo: Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News
Geese swim in Okanagan Lake at Kin Beach Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)

Goose cull on target for Vernon

Tight timeline as city prepares to rid beaches of hundreds of birds

Geese swim in Okanagan Lake at Kin Beach Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)
Vernon has agreed to a goose cull to control the over-populated invasive species making a muck of area parks and beaches. (Morning Star file photo)

Vernon pulls trigger on goose cull

City asking neighbours to also help control over-population of geese

Vernon has agreed to a goose cull to control the over-populated invasive species making a muck of area parks and beaches. (Morning Star file photo)
Screenshot from B.C. Conservation video.

VIDEO: Conservation officer swims to free goose entangled in fishing net at B.C. Lake

Officer receives crowd’s applause upon success at Abbotsford’s Mill Lake

Screenshot from B.C. Conservation video.
Geese roam in Parksville Community Park. - File photo

Goose cull proposed in Vernon

Three options to manage bird populations in popular parks pitched to councillors

Geese roam in Parksville Community Park. - File photo
A Canada goose feeds on grass on the edge of Tulalip Bay. (file)

Vernon to add $15K to goose management

Councillors look to ban wildlife feeding within city limits

A Canada goose feeds on grass on the edge of Tulalip Bay. (file)