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Welcome to Airport Wild! Join us as we dive into the wild world of wildlife mitigation and aviation. We bring together wildlife damage experts to discuss tips, tactics and do a few gear reviews to help you bring your Airport Wildlife Management Program to a Higher Level.
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Airport Wild‪!‬ Loomacres Wildlife Management

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Welcome to Airport Wild! Join us as we dive into the wild world of wildlife mitigation and aviation. We bring together wildlife damage experts to discuss tips, tactics and do a few gear reviews to help you bring your Airport Wildlife Management Program to a Higher Level.
Please subscribe and leave a review. Each week we will select a reviewer to win a pack of our SNARE seasoning.

Check us out on facebook: https://m.facebook.com/AirportWild

Visit our website: https://www.airportwildlife.com

Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjiFhKwfPWFplZ1kNoj4xxQ

    Q&A with AIrport Wildlife Biologist Jacob Hoffee and Eric Mathieson: S2 Ep 5

    Q&A with AIrport Wildlife Biologist Jacob Hoffee and Eric Mathieson: S2 Ep 5

    Certified Airport Wildlife Biologist Jacob Hoffee from Lincoln, Nebraska and Eric Methieson from Rhode Island tackle questions submitted by our audience regarding best practices, dealing with the public eye, and first hand experience. 

    Topics Covered: 


    Bird strikes 
    Depredation 
    Wildlife Control 
    Data Management 
    Goose Hazing


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    • 34 min
    Bird Strike Committee USA - Chair Nick Atwell

    Bird Strike Committee USA - Chair Nick Atwell

    Newly elected Chair of The Bird Strike Committee USA, Nick Atwell who is also the Natural Resources and Wildlife Manager of the Port of Portland joins our show to discuss the mission and goal of the organization as well as some of the changes that have taken place over the years in the world of Airport Wildlife Control. Nick spotlights their upcoming virtual conference being held on August 16th, 17th and 19th. For registration information visit their website www.birdstrike.org

    Topics Covered

    - Wildlife Management techniques

    - Bird Strike Database 

    - Aviation changes

    - History of Bird Strike Committee USA 

    - New Technology and Techniques for Wildlife Hazard Management 




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    • 32 min
    Wildlife Hazard Management Training with Julia Priolo and Darby Albrecht

    Wildlife Hazard Management Training with Julia Priolo and Darby Albrecht

    Airport Wildlife Trainers Julia Priolo and Darby Albrect join the show and talk about some of their role as Trainers for Loomacres Wildlife Management. We touch on some of the FAA requirements that airports and airport staff have to comply with as well as how Covid 19 changed the landscape and paved the way for Virtual Training. 

    Topics Covered: 

    - WHMP 

    - WHA 

    - Virtual Training 

    - P139 Airport Certification 


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    The Highs and Lows of an Airport Wildlife Biologist!

    The Highs and Lows of an Airport Wildlife Biologist!

    Brooke Morgan and Cata Wingfield sit down with us and share some of their best and worst experiences being an Airport Wildlife Biologist with Loomacres Wildlife Management. Both have entered a career in wildlife management after breezing through school and doing field work in Fish Hatcheries, Squib Boats, and Idaho back country. Learn what it takes to be successful in the industry and enjoy the free tips from these two. 


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    • 43 min
    World Birdstrike Association President Gary Cooke

    World Birdstrike Association President Gary Cooke

    Gary Cooke is a B787 pilot for American Airlines and a retired USAF C-5 pilot and safety officer.  Gary has over 40 years’ aviation experience flying military, corporate, general, and commercial flying and has focused his safety efforts in reducing bird/wildlife strike risk within aviation.  Most recently Gary started the Bird Strike Working Group for the National Business Aviation Association, and as such has represented NBAA as a steering committee member for the BSC-USA.

    He also represents NBAA on the WBA where he has been a board member and has had a key role in developing the Global Action Plan for reducing B/W strike risks in Aviation.  Gary has written and presented numerous papers on identifying bird/wildlife hazards and reducing the risk in aviation specific to pilots. Gary and his wife Margaret Golden have four grown children and reside in Savannah, Georgia, USA.

    Topics Covered: 

    - World Birdstrike Association 

    - Upcoming Seminars 

    - Training Courses 

    www.worldbirdstrike.com 


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    • 55 min
    Nuisance Trapping with Comstock Custom Cages

    Nuisance Trapping with Comstock Custom Cages

    Innovator, visionary, entrepreneur and expert trapper Jim Comstock was tired of using junk equipment that hadn't been redesigned in 20 plus years so he went into his workshop and Comstock Custom Cages was formed. Hear Jim's story of taking his passion and love for trapping and turned it into a business. 



    Topics Covered 

    - Trapping 

    - Cage Trapping 

    - Nuisance Trapping 

    - Wildlife Damage Control 



    https://comstockcustomcage.com/

    https://www.facebook.com/wiretriggercagetraps


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