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*POSTPONED* IAAE Airport Wildlife Control course

Williams Lake, BC

Starts: Apr 01, 2020 at 8:00am
Ends: Apr 02, 2020 at 4:00pm
Jan 21, 2020

*POSTPONED*

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AIRPORT WILDLIFE CONTROL

Dates & Locations:
April 1-2, 2020 – Williams Lake Regional Airport – 3000 Airport Rd, Williams Lake, BC V2G 5M1

Hotel – TBA

Course Schedule: The course will run from approximately 8am to 4pm each day.

Other Information: Enrolment includes lunches.

To register complete the Registration Form   $650 Members    $750 Non-Members 

Requirement: Under Canadian Aviation Regulations, an airport operator is required to establish a bird and wildlife management program. Airport operators are responsible for ensuring that all personnel involved with airport wildlife management are properly trained and receive refresher training at least every five years. CARS 302.307, prescribes the requirement and criteria for airport wildlife training.

Course Description: Training focuses on both the theory and philosophy of wildlife control at airports and on the practical aspects of airport wildlife management. This course works with wildlife controllers in developing an effective wildlife control program. With the wildlife controllers a set standard for the wildlife control program will be created. Wildlife controllers will be taught to use bird behaviour to “teach” birds to avoid the airport, rather than rely on techniques to simply scare birds off the airport. While this is a more difficult set of skills to teach, it is the only system that will result in an effective wildlife control program.

Goals: The objective of the course is to provide participants with effective tools and techniques to identify and control bird and wildlife species. In addition, the course will provide a “how to” in terms of developing a bird and wildlife management program specific to your airport.

Refund & Cancellation Policy: IAAEC reserves the right to reschedule any program if the number of registrants is insufficient. Should this occur, we will notify all registrants and refund the registration fee in full.
• Any costs incurred by registrants, such as hotel cancellation fees or airline penalties, are the responsibility of the  registrants.
• Registrations are transferable.
• Cancellations 10 days prior to the date of the course will incur a $100 administration fee.
• No-shows will be responsible for the full course fee.

For more information and/or course registration, click HERE. Or email: headquarters@iaaecanada.org

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