Taiga Bean Goose © Jari Peltomaki

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Pink-footed Geese in flight © Magnus Elander

The 2019 Annual EGMP Meeting Advances Goose Management in Europe

The fourth annual meeting of the European Goose Management International Working Group (EGM IWG4) concluded its work in Perth, Scotland, the United Kingdom on Thursday, 20 June 2019. Hosted by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH), on behalf of the Scottish Government and chaired by Ms Camilla Uldal, from Denmark, the meeting brought together national government representatives, experts and relevant stakeholders. The annual meeting was preceded by a day of face-to-face meetings of the various Task Forces established under the EGM IWG.

Second Meeting of the EGMP Modelling Consortium held in Kalø, Denmark

The second meeting of the European Goose Management Platform’s International Modelling Consortium  successfully took place from 21 to 22 March 2019, in Kalø, Denmark.

Government of Norway receives the Champion Award for support of the European Goose Management Platform, at MOP7 in Durban South Africa

The Migratory Species Champion Programme was launched in 2014 and awards honours to those who have made extensive contributions to the conservation of migratory species and/or their habitats.

EGMP Highlights 2018

The EGMP Coordination Unit wishes you all a very Happy New Year.
A range of activities has been implemented collaboratively during
2018, paving the way for a productive 2019.

Showcasing Action for AEWA Priority Species: Taiga Bean Goose

The Taiga Bean Goose (Anser fabalis fabalis) has experienced a long-term decline mainly originating in overharvesting and loss of breeding habitat.

Breaking new ground in managing shared waterbird populations

The European Goose Management Platform (EGMP) is a recently established initiative under the African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (AEWA) to coordinate multiple strands of European goose conservation and management.

Photo: Province of Friesland

Netherlands Hosts European Goose Management Meetings

Representatives of Range State Governments, designated national experts and key stakeholders came together in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands from 20 to 21 June for the 3rd annual meeting of the AEWA European Goose Management International Working Group (AEWA EGM IWG). 

Greylag Goose © Szabolcs Nagy

Stakeholder Workshop on Management Planning for the Greylag Goose

A multi-faceted group of European government representatives, scientists and non-governmental organizations came together.

Taiga Bean Goose © Marko Gola

Making Do with Less

A new study on how strategies for managing waterbird harvests in Europe can be formulated on the basis of limited data has just been published in the journal Ecological Applications.