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Lachine, Que. getting tough with increasing populations of Canada geese

Populations, and excrement amounts, are tripling every year


April 12, 2021
By CBC News

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Goose droppings are becoming a serious problem in Lachine, Que. With populations of the birds tripling each year, the amount of excrement on the ground rises accordingly. The grass at Parc René-Lévesque has been fully covered with goose excrement, Mayor Maja Vodanovic says. An animal management firm has been hired to scare the geese away through loud noises, leashed dogs and remoted-controlled cars.

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