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Ducks & Geese To Be Shot & Killed at Pequannock Valley Park, NJ

Please Attend Township Council Meeting, April 23, 7:30pm to
Voice Your Opposition Calls & Emails Also Needed

Pequannock Township, in Morris Country, New Jersey is planning to shoot and kill ducks and geese at 27 acre Pequannock Valley Park, a swimming lake with a beach area that is open to the public, and the adjacent 40 acre Woodland Lake, home to many species of birds, waterfowl and other wildlife.

Mamaroneck village backs off plan to kill geese--Emails & calls still needed

The efforts of Friends of Animals and other local groups and residents have led the Mamaroneck Board of Trustees to back off from their plans to slaughter Canada Geese this summer, and from their signed contract with the USDA, as the article below details.

Please contact each member of the Mamaroneck Board of Trustees below and urge them to commit to habitat/landscape modification as outlined in Friends of Animals' Canada Goose Habitat Modification Manual in addition to instituting a formal clean-up plan for goose droppings in parks.

Take Action: Save Mamaroneck Geese

Please call Mamaroneck Mayor Norm Rosenblum & the Village Trustees and tell them to cancel the mean-spirited plan to slaughter Canada geese. Remind him that goose roundups are monstrous-USDA agents typically enter the pond area during early morning, roughly separating goslings from parents, and then stuff the bound, panicked geese and babies into crates. Next, the geese are gassed or shot to death. Ask the Mayor and the Trustees if they imagine such immorality is preferable to cleaning the grass and modifying some habitat and landscapes.

Take Action to Stop Mamaroneck, NY Goose Slaughter

ACTION ALERT:

Contact: Edita Birnkrant, NY Director
edita@friendsofanimals.org

Mamaroneck, NY Set to Slaughter Canada Geese in Parks
Calls to Mayor Norm Rosenblum Needed to Stop the Killing

Advocates, Scarsdale Officials Continue To Talk Geese

Although no final decision has been made yet, animal advocates and village officials continue to debate the Canada geese issue.

Scarsdale Patch

By Lisa Gentes-Hunt

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The Canada Geese here in Scarsdale are keeping the debate between village officials and animal advocates alive.

Scarsdale Gets Heat For Plan To Kill Pesky Canada Geese

The Daily Voice

by Zak Failla

SCARSDALE, N.Y. "“ While Canada geese continue to befoul the pond near the Scarsdale Public Library, village officials have come under fire for their plan to extinguish them in the summer.

Friends of Animals Presses Scarsdale Officials

To Kill Its Horrid Scheme to Hammer Geese

New York-The town of Scarsdale, NY announced it's hiring USDA agents next summer to extinguish the few Canada geese who reside at the pond near Scarsdale's library, and Friends of Animals, an animal advocacy group founded in 1957, is intervening to defend the native geese.

Edita Birnkrant, NY Director of Friends of Animals says, "Canada geese, a bird native to North America, should live free of harassment and harm in Scarsdale, and throughout its range."

NYC Wildlife Being Injured and Killed

The October 18th Metro newspaper reports an alarming number of Canada geese and other wildlife being injured and killed by unknown persons with blow guns in a New York City Park in the Bronx. Park officials report that "hunting" the animals in parks with blow guns by members of the public is becoming more popular.

Geese solutions

The Connecticut Post : Editorial

August 28, 2012

Canada geese, as beautiful as they may be in flight, are a messy nuisance when they congregate on land and leave their droppings everywhere. Every town in the region has its trouble spots, and the most recent to come to the public eye is in Milford, where the geese have grown comfortable around the lower duck pond behind City Hall.

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