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Team created for bird adoption events at Kalispell's Woodland Park

Posted at 8:16 PM, Feb 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-20 22:16:16-05

KALISPELL — A concerned citizen in Kalispell teamed up with a local humane society to help residents adopt geese and ducks from Woodland Park.

Kalispell resident Tara Davis has organized two volunteer teamwork events with the Humane Society of Northwest Montana.

Davis is asking residents to meet at Woodland Park Friday at 1 p.m. and Saturday at 11 a.m. to help adopt duck and geese. She said teamwork is needed to properly take home the waterfowl avoiding injury to the animals.

Kalispell Parks and Recreation officials ask those wishing to adopt to contact them before heading to the park so they can track where the animals are going. Officials said all adopted waterfowl must find new homes outside of Kalispell city limits.

Davis said the team adoption events are a safe and by-the-rules way to take duck and geese home.

“I just saw so many posts of people saying they wanted to help, they wanted to do it but they’re disabled, they didn’t have a way to transport them, and so I said I’ll help and as soon as I said it somebody else said I’ll help, so I said let’s meet together and it just kind of snowballed,” said Davis.

Kalispell Parks and Recreation officials said only domestic geese and interbred "Franken" ducks may be adopted from the park.