For Spring 2020 Truesdale Lake applied for and received a United States Fish and Wildlife Services permit for egg oiling. The permit number is FWS RCGR #13757A. More information about Canada Goose breeding control via egg oiling visit this link (at post). Continue reading
Summary of the egg oiling FWS permitted activity to date from late March and early April 2020. Continue reading
A new group of residents has recently taken over actively oiling goose eggs on the three big islands of Lake Truesdale for spring 2020. This is done to control the population of Resident Canada Geese on the lake. Egg oiling requires a permit from the Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) which we have obtained. Continue reading
June 5, 2019
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A number of residents have been actively oiling goose eggs on the islands of Lake Truesdale since 2008 to control the population of Resident Canada Geese on the lake. But the existing crew of people trained to oil eggs it has shrunk over the years — and we need more people to step up.
If you are interested in helping out, please contact us via email at email@example.com or via our Contact Form. The process is not too difficult and training is easy. The oiling season for 2019 is over, so it would be training for the 2020 spring season. (more at link…) Continue reading