Taiga Bean Goose © Jari Peltomaki



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.