Wild Bird Feeding
Best Practice Guidelines for Commercial Wild Bird Feeding Practices on Private Land.
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A great deal of enjoyment is gained by enticing wild birds into our environment. Along with the privilege of interacting with wild birds comes a responsibility to ensure their health is maintained. It is becoming more important for management to assess their practices and associated impacts, and implement strategies to ameliorate negative impacts. Maintaining the birds and their environment will ensure that the use of this resource is sustainable and can continue to be enjoyed for years to come.
Wildlife tourism operators are increasingly being asked to practice holistic management of the interactions between their visitors and wildlife. This is being driven by government regulations, guiding organisations, visitor expectations and in some cases it is prompted by self regulation by operators.
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Best Practice Guidelines for Commercial Wild Bird Feeding Practices on Private Land