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New solutions needed to keep growing geese populations under control, experts say

Birds produce two pounds of excrement daily

August 16, 2022  By Turf & Rec

New solutions are needed to manage the growing problem of Canada goose excrement on lawns and sports fields in Victoria, B.C., experts are saying. The geese are responsible for about two pounds of excrement daily, ruining soccer fields and contaminating water by triggering algae blooms. The birds are degrading the urban ecology, experts say, and methods such as egg sterilization work only so much.


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