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Moncton installs flashing lights in parks to deter Canada geese from nesting

Complaints over amounts of excrement mounted in 2020

April 14, 2021  By CBC News


The number of Canada geese nesting at Moncton’s Centennial Park and Jones Lake is on the rise, and measures are being taken by the city to keep them away. Complaints mounted in 2020 about the abundance of goose excrement in both areas, and the increasing bird populations have led to less-than-friendly encounters between goose and human. The city has installed flashing lights in the areas in an attempt to disrupt the birds’ sleeping patterns.

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