22 Dec 2022 Sharing good practice for goose hunting
In November 2021, AEWA’s European Goose Management Platform (EGMP) held a webinar dedicated to the issue of the crippling of geese while hunting and associated good practices to reduce it.
The 4 presentations went over several aspects of crippling including:
⦿ What is crippling, what are its causes and consequences? Experiences from the Danish Action Plan
⦿ How to use crippling rates in population models?
⦿ Ongoing monitoring of crippling in geese
⦿ Practical courses in effective goose shooting and avoidance of crippling
The 4 presentations went over several aspects of crippling FACE welcomes initiatives such as this which aim to advance sustainable hunting as well as sharing knowledge and best practices.
For hunters and others interested in learning more about this topic, the webinar recording is available here. The presentations material can be found here, and the other webinars given by the EGMP related to goose management are here.