An HOV lane in Plainview near exit 48 was closed for about 15 minutes Monday as police herded several baby geese to safety.
Neighbors complained that the feed attracts hundreds of geese, seagulls, pigeons, ducks, and swans that leave the neighborhood looking and smelling foul.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture rounded up nearly 300 geese at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge and took them away for slaughter Tuesday, according to a published report.
A number of suburban areas have struggled to humanely control geese because of health and property damage issues.
Officials in a Long Island town said this week that they have to scare off invasive Canada geese, and now must resort to euthanasia.
Some in the Orthodox Jewish community are upset that a public reminder not to feed the ducks and geese in Prospect Park includes a reference to Passover.
Kylie Blackman told WCBS 880 reporter Sean Adams that e-mails with “geese” in the subject line are bouncing back.
A battle has been brewing in Westchester, as residents debate how to get rid of flocks of unwelcome geese.
Remember the Terminator – Arnold Schwarzenegger’s scary futuristic cyborg? Well, in Westchester County, they have the Goosinator.
Problems with Canada geese – from defecation to attacks – have led officials in Scarsdale to decide to kill the birds and turn them into meat.
In April, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand proposed a bill authorizing authorities to remove Canada geese from the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in June and July when the birds are molting and cannot fly.
The bill would authorize authorities to remove Canada geese from the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in June and July when the birds are molting and cannot fly.
The plane started swerving immediately right after the two hit, so he was rocking the plane back and forth,” passenger Laura Echavarria said. “I’m going to die. I’m not going to see my family.”
Wild animals have been struggling to survive this harsh winter as nature’s bounty remains buried under hard-packed ice and snow leaving their major source of food, such as nuts and seeds, out of reach.
The New York City Parks Department is considering a proposal to bring border collies with trainers to scare away the geese in Prospect Park.