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Goose banding helps make better management decisions

Published 08/03/2012, DL-Online

Wildlife biologists, technicians, and volunteers throughout Minnesota have recently been busy once again in what can be truthfully called bona fide “wild goose chases.” The annual activity of capturing and banding Canada geese, which commences late June to mid-July when adults are molting and their goslings cannot fly, assist wildlife research biologists better understand goose population dynamics, which, in turn, provides important data for applying harvest management by wildlife managers.

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