Excessive populations of Mute Swans and Canadian Geese can be a determent to aquatic plant life, other waterfowl, plants and even a danger to humans in some cases. The Water Management Board's policy, which has been approved by Village Council, for managing their populations is to follow Federal, State and Local waterfowl management policies and procedures. Mute Swans Canadian Geese Goose Roundup Waterfowl Count
The Village of Wolverine Lake applies annually for a permit from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to participate in their Geese Management programs. In 2018, nest and egg collection activities are tentatively scheduled for the weekends of April 14 and April 28. You can learn more about these programs by clicking the "Canadian Geese" link above. The Village also requests a permit from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to participate in Mute Swan egg/nest management programs. Officials from USDA Wildlife Services will conduct swan nest and egg management programs on Monday, April 30, 2018. The annual goose round-up is scheduled for Thursday, June 28, 2018.
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