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A new way to keep fields clean of goose poop

Vancouver Island director raves about machine's success

March 16, 2020
By The Squamish Chief

Mike Hicks, a director on the board of the Capital Regional District (CRD) on Vancouver Island, with his goose poop scooping machine. Mike Hicks photo

Various strategies have been tried over the years to clean up goose droppings from sports fields and other green spaces, but most have had their shortcomings. A  Vancouver Island regional director, however, has found a machine from New Zealand that works “like a charm” in all weather conditions.