New Jersey Town Runs Out Of Geese To Gas

By Sebastian Murdock

A program to kill geese in a New Jersey town is having its final swan song.

After four years of rounding up and euthanizing Canada geese in the town of Edgewater, Mayor Michael J. McPartland said Tuesday there were no more geese left to gas.

“Last year we euthanized only seven birds,” McPartland told “That is down from about 100 birds four years ago.”

The four-year contract with the Department of Agriculture was designed to keep the Canada geese population down. The geese caused havoc on the town’s Veterans Field, which was closed for renovations in 2011 after …read more

Source:: Huffington Post Green


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