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Tracking geese is the goal of workers at area parks this week

Jun 25, 2013 -- 3:00pm

Waterfowl biologists will round up Canada geese in the Cape & Jackson area this week, and if you happen to see Missouri Conservation agents working, don’t hesitate to stop and observe. Wildlife Management Biologist Matt Bowyer tells KZIM-KSIM that it is a messy job, the geese don’t much like it, but it has a purpose.  Bowyer says this process helps them track the animals greater migratory habits, as well as how long they live.  They find that most of the birds in the Cape and Jackson area were hatched here and spend most of their life here.  They will band geese at Capaha Park Lake and Cape County Park Lakes, and Rotary Lake in Jackson. 

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