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Historical Data: Goose Control

YearEventDateNests FoundEggs RemovedGeese RemovedCommentReport Sent to USDA
2009129Roundup only… $1,217.00… Split 3 ways with Rainbow and Farwell Lake Associations5/19/2014
at $406 apiece...
20104/15/20107Total paid to Aaron's in 2010 was $1,245 ($580 nest and egg destruction with 7 nests)
6/14/201048 destroyed… $300 setup and $40 per nest), $665 to remove the 48 geese...
Split ($580 and $365 with Rainbow Lake Association, $300 donation from Farwell)
201119Aaron's completed nest and egg destruction ($470)… Goose roundup ($250)…
Permit ($200)… Bill for $435, Data for $920 total...
Split with Rainbow Lake Association ($580.00)… Confusing
2012D1:4/19/2012425No data concerning number of geese removed or final cost in notebook
D2:5/4/201211
2013D1:4/22/2013320No data concerning number of geese removed or final cost in notebook
D2:4/29/201200
D3:5/8/201316
D4:5/15/201314
2014D1:5/9/2014477 eggsCold weather delayed nest/egg destruction efforts…
D2:5/16/201410
6/17/201439 (10 Adult, 29 Juv)Baited lots 5 days prior and set capture pens the morning of roundup)Given to Aaron's
2015D1:4/18/2015530
D2:5/2/201531040 eggs
6/24/20150Goose Roundup canceled by order of DNR - Avian Influenza
2016D14/21/2016956Eggs left in cold to destroy them - Persons trained by Nathan Newman for nest and
egg activities are Rod Hardy, Bob Sutch, Mike Killian, Marty Mazanni, Craig Miller,
Doug Ladowski and Jeremiah Newton. Previously trained was Alice Stimpson.
D25/3/20161662 eggsLeft one nest alone with 9 - 10 duck eggs - Goose sitting on it
D36/16/201647Aaron's completed the goose roundup capturing 47 geese… 17 adults and 30 juveniles…Given to Aaron's
Total bill for Pine Hill and Rainbow lakes is $495 of which Pine Hill will pay half… Geese
were transported to Otis Lake.
2017D14/15/2017730
D24/29/201741444 eggsOne nest with two golf balls and eggs… Roundup set for 6/19/2017 … Contractor: GooseGoose Busters will report to
Busters (Chris Compton)the state
D36/19/201741Goose Busters (Chris Compton) completed the goose roundup capturing 41 geese…
13 adults and 28 juveniles… Total bill for Pine Hill Lake is…
The geese were transported to north central Michigan.
2018D14/18/2018950
D25/2/20180050 eggs
D37/8/1201837Goose Busters (Chris Compton) completed the goose roundup capturing 37 geese…Goose Busters will report to
7 adults and 30 juveniles… Total bill for Pine Hill Lake is… $250, $500 splitthe state
2019D14/13/2019738
D24/30/201900Walked island… Nno nests… However, unusual... there was a beaver with at least one
D35/11/201921149 eggsyoung one on the island. Six of us were within ten feet of the beaver. Would beaver
cause the geese to leave the island?
D46/17/201930Goose Busters (Chris Compton) completed the goose roundup capturing 30 geese…Goose Busters will report to
10 adults and 20 juveniles… Total bill for Pine Hill Lake is… $200, $400 splitthe state
2020D14/11/2020636
D200
D35/9/2020312
RoundupThe goose roundup for 2020 was canceled by the U.S. Department of Agriculture due
to Covid 19 concerns.
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