Battle Brewing Over New Plan To Reduce Invasive Swan Population On Long IslandSome say the non-lethal plan is a kinder solution, while others continue to mount a strong public opposition.
State Environmental Officials Unveil New Plan Backing Off On Killing Mute SwansA revised plan for dealing with non-native mute swans, the majestic white water birds, in New York state involves less shooting and more management.
State Department Of Environmental Conservation Backs Off Plan To Kill Mute SwansPublic backlash to a plan to eradicate mute swans has the Department of Environmental Conservation changing course.
Queens Lawmaker Calls DEC's Mute Swan Eradication Plan 'Incomprehensible'A bill introduced last week by Sen. Tony Avella would put a two-year moratorium on the DEC's plan to eradicate all 2,200 wild mute swans in the state by 2025.
Some Sheepshead Bay Residents Not Happy With DEC's Plan To Remove Mute SwansMute swans are large white birds with orange and black bills; they are less vocal than other swans.