Tag Archive: bird pest control (40)

Late Summer Health Threats: Blue-Green Algae and Avian Botulism

August 11, 2021
As we head into the dog days of summer, dogs and people are drawn to the cool waters of local lakes and ponds. Swimming, boating, and other water recreation that we share with our pets is a prime source of outdoor entertainment to beat the heat. However, August and September... Read More

Birds in the City: What to Do About Birds in Urban Areas

June 17, 2021
It’s not hard to see a dinosaur in this young Canada goose! Did you know that dinosaurs never went extinct? That’s right, we still have dinosaurs today! The first bird, archaeopteryx, evolved over 150 million years ago from dinosaurs closely related to the infamous velociraptor. Raptors looked very different than... Read More

Birds Well Adapted to Urban Life, but Not Always Welcome

June 17, 2021
It’s not hard to see a dinosaur in this young Canada goose! Did you know that dinosaurs never went extinct? That’s right, we still have dinosaurs today! The first bird, archaeopteryx, evolved over 150 million years ago from dinosaurs closely related to the infamous velociraptor. Raptors looked very different than... Read More

Bird Adaptation to Urban Life: An Unwelcomed Stay

June 17, 2021
It’s not hard to see a dinosaur in this young Canada goose! Did you know that dinosaurs never went extinct? That’s right, we still have dinosaurs today! The first bird, archaeopteryx, evolved over 150 million years ago from dinosaurs closely related to the infamous velociraptor. Raptors looked very different than... Read More

How Birds Impact the Dairy Industry

December 15, 2020
For better and for worse, birds are an important part of agriculture. They eat many insect pests, provide rodent control, and even pollinate some flowers. They also cause a lot of damage by consuming crops and feed and spreading diseases to livestock. For farmers, the risks of certain bird populations... Read More

The Impact of Birds on the Dairy Industry

December 15, 2020
For better and for worse, birds are an important part of agriculture. They eat many insect pests, provide rodent control, and even pollinate some flowers. They also cause a lot of damage by consuming crops and feed and spreading diseases to livestock. For farmers, the risks of certain bird populations... Read More

Pandemics, Birds, and Migration: What You Should Know

December 3, 2020
Covid-19 has upended many aspects of modern human life in ways that are likely to stay with us even after it is gone. But as dramatic as the changes have been, Covid-19 is not a one-of-a-kind event. Covid is a zoonotic disease, meaning it originated in animals and then mutated... Read More

Important Information About Bird Migration and Pandemics

December 3, 2020
Covid-19 has upended many aspects of modern human life in ways that are likely to stay with us even after it is gone. But as dramatic as the changes have been, Covid-19 is not a one-of-a-kind event. Covid is a zoonotic disease, meaning it originated in animals and then mutated... Read More