Non-Native Species

Starling Control

For Starling Control, the following websites offer some alternatives to avicides (which are tightly regulated in BC, i.e. permit restricted):

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program
(IPM Manual for Structural Pests in British Columbia, Chapter 11: Birds)

The following site has good tips for removing starling nests and some caveats about some repellent devices:

Wildlife Damage Control
(U.S. based resource for effective animal damage control supplies and information; members of National Animal Control and the Wildlife Society)