Template for the Development of an Airport Wildlife Management Plan

SECTION B: AIRPORT WILDLIFE
MANAGEMENT PLAN

18. Communications Procedures

[Delete or amend any of these recommendations as applicable.]

The following communication procedures have been established for the purposes of wildlife management at this airport.

  1. Information will be provided directly from the field staff on duty to Air Traffic Services (ATS) via radio contact.
  2. Field staff will be responsible for ensuring that updated wildlife information is provided to ATS immediately if an urgent situation arises and on a regular basis depending on the current conditions, or when requested by ATS. ATS will also relay any information received regarding wildlife observations to field staff in a timely manner.
  3. ATS will provide information to pilots on current wildlife hazards and will ask pilots to report any wildlife observations to ATS (or UNICOM), especially those observed while taxiing.
  4. Wildlife activity will be regularly updated on the Automatic Terminal Information Service (ATIS) and or UNICOM.
  5. Entry in the Canada Flight Supplement (CFS) to warn pilots of hazardous wildlife.
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