Updated: Thursday, 21 Feb 2013, 11:26 AM EST
Published : Thursday, 21 Feb 2013, 11:26 AM EST
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WANE) - The Indiana Department of Natural Resources say Canada Geese are especially aggressive from March to June, during their nesting season.
According to the DNR, these geese can also cause damage to landscaping. After hatching, goslings are incapable of flight for about 70 days, so the young birds and their parents will graze near the hatching area for that time.
The DNR said habitat modification, noisemaking devices, and obtaining a DNR trapping permit are all solutions to deal with aggressive Canada Geese. The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service also allows landowners who are properly registered to destroy resident Canada Goose eggs and nests on their property.
For more information on how to manage Canada Geese, click here.
To register for federal permission to destroy eggs and nests, click here . It’s against federal law for anyone to destroy a Canada Goose nest that contains one or more eggs without first securing permission through the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.