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2011-07-26 09:05:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Early Canada goose and dove hunters will be able to take to the fields of Penn's Woods on Sept. 1, as part of Pennsylvania's 2011-12 migratory bird seasons announced today by Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe. Dove hunters will have the opportunity to participate in a triple-split season, which will see some shifts due to the way the calendar falls this year. During the first season (Sept. 1 - Oct. 1),...

2011-06-02 18:00:00

ARVADA, Colo., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Wildlife Service demonstrated the presence of human pathogenic E. Coli, Listeria, and Campylobacter bacteria in geese feces. http://www.aphis.usda.gov/ws/researchreports/report06.pdf According to the Center for Disease Control, Campylobacter, E. Coli, Cryptosporidium and Salmonella are just a few of the many health issues....

2011-03-18 00:00:27

Wild Goose Chase, Inc., the leader in avian wildlife management, offers goose management franchise opportunities to control the Canada geese populations that are plaguing schools and other areas of Tennessee. Murfreesboro, TN (PRWEB) March 16, 2011 Recently, Channel 2 News "“ WKRN-TV, Nashville, reported from Black Fox Elementary School of Murfreesboro, TN, "The (Canada) geese have become such a problem the school board is looking into solutions to keep them off the school campus."...

2011-03-04 00:00:28

Wild Goose Chase, Inc., the leader in avian wildlife management, recently launched a St. Louis franchise to provide goose management to public and private organizations having problems with nuisance geese. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 3, 2011 Susan Hagberg, Wild Goose Chase (WGC) founder, pioneered a whole new category in the avian wildlife sector. WGC is one of the first companies to develop an "integrated approach" which has proven most effective and humane in managing bird populations...

2011-01-18 13:36:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission officials are set to offer hunters the opportunity to participate in a snow goose conservation hunt designed to help stem the growth of continental snow goose populations. Hunters must obtain a free snow goose conservation hunt permit and report cards from the agency to participate in the season, which will be held from Feb. 21 through April 16. The daily limit is 25, with no possession limit. To do...

2010-08-25 11:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some Pennsylvania state parks will allow Canada goose hunting when the state's early resident Canada goose season opens Wednesday, Sept. 1, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announced today. The statewide season, designed to reduce local nuisance geese populations, runs through Saturday, Sept. 25. Licensed hunters should contact individual park offices for local starting dates and other details. Some parks are closed...

2010-08-18 11:41:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced that the agency has made its selections for the 2010-11 migratory game bird hunting seasons and bag limits. Annual waterfowl seasons are selected by states from a framework established by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Game Commission selections were made after reviewing last year's season results, waterfowl survey data, and input gathered from waterfowl...

2010-04-08 17:20:00

Agricultural Depredation Order for Resident Canada Geese being offered again in Virginia for 2010 RICHMOND, Va., April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) and the Wildlife Services Program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are working together to offer Virginia farmers an additional tool to manage problems caused by resident Canada geese. The tool is the Agricultural Depredation Order, which was offered for the first time in...


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2006-03-08 11:23:32

The Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis) is a goose of the genus Branta, closely related to the Brent Goose (Branta bernicla). All the species of the Branta genus are distinguished by their general dark sooty color, relieved in some by way by white of greater or less purity, and as a distinction from the members of the genus Anser, which are known as grey geese. The Red-breasted Goose is found in arctic Europe, often close to nests of large birds of prey, such as Peregrine Falcons....

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2006-03-08 10:33:52

The Hawaiian Goose or Nene (Branta sandvicensis) is a species of goose found only on the Hawaiian Islands. It shares a recent common ancestor with Branta canadensis, the Canada Goose. The official bird of the State of Hawaii, the Nene is exclusively found in the wild of the islands of Maui, Kauai and Hawaii. A larger and possibly flightless extinct species, the Nene-nui (Branta hylobadistes) was present in prehistoric times on Maui; related, but hitherto undescribed forms also occurred on...

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2006-03-08 10:22:41

The Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii), also known as Lesser or Small Canada or Canadian Goose in North America, belongs to the genus of black geese Branta, which contains species with black plumage, distinguishing them from the grey Anser species. The black head and neck with white "chinstrap" distinguish this goose from all except the larger Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) and the similarly-sized Barnacle Goose (B. leucopsis). There are up to 5 subspecies of Cackling Goose, of varying...

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2006-03-07 14:59:21

The Snow Goose (Chen caerulescens) is a North American species, so named due to its typically white plumage. The American Ornithologists' Union places this species and the other two "white" geese in the genus Chen, while some other authorities place it in the more traditional "grey" goose genus Anser. This goose breeds in northern Canada and the northeastern tip of Siberia. It winters much further south in the continent in the southern USA and beyond. These birds migrate in large flocks...

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2005-06-14 12:44:59

The Canada goose (Branta canadensis), also called the Canadian Goose in North America, belongs to the Branta genus of geese. This genus contains species with largely black plumage, distinguishing them from the grey Anser species. The species name, canadensis, is a New Latin word meaning "of Canada". The black head and neck with white "chinstrap" distinguish this goose from all except the Barnacle goose, but the latter has a black breast and grey, rather than brownish, body plumage. There...

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